Swallowed foreign body

Case contributed by Dr Michael Sargent
X-ray

An ingested radio-opaque foreign body is projected inferior to the medial aspect of the left hemidiaphragm. The child's parents brought in a similar object for radiographic comparison.

Case Discussion

Child who swallowed a foreign body had parents clever enough to bring in a similar object for radiographic comparison. 

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Case information

rID: 5999
Published: 5th Apr 2009
Last edited: 28th Oct 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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