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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 18  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 160-161

Multiple magnet ingestion: An uncommon cause of peritonitis


Department of Pediatric Surgery, Chacha Nehru Bal Chikitsalaya, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Shraddha Verma
Department of Pediatric Surgery, 5th Floor, Chacha Nehru Bal Chikitsalaya, New Delhi
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-9261.121126

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Foreign body ingestion is common in infants and young children and they pass spontaneously in most of the cases. Magnetic foreign bodies, though not very common, require early intervention to avoid severe gastrointestinal complications. We report a case of multiple magnet ingestion who presented with peritonitis.






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