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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 106-107

Decorative crystal balls causing intestinal perforation


Department of Pediatric Surgery, The Children's Hospital and The Institute of Child Health, Lahore, Pakistan

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Bilal Mirza
House No. 428 Nishter Block Allama Iqbal Town, Lahore
Pakistan
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-9261.83493

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Crystal jelly balls are used for decorative purpose in homes and offices. They swell on contact with water. We managed a patient with a clinical diagnosis of acute abdomen. At surgery, there was fecal peritonitis and three ileal perforations caused by previously ingested decorative crystal balls.






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