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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 24  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 63-64

Double jejunoileal fistula after ingestion of magnets


1 Department of Pediatric Surgery, Karamandaneion Pediatric General Hospital of Patras, Patras, Greece
2 Department of Pediatric Surgery, University General Hospital of Patras, University of Patras School of Medicine, Patras, Greece

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Dr. Xenophon Sinopidis
Department of Pediatric Surgery, University General Hospital of Patras, University of Patras School of Medicine, Patras 26504
Greece
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DOI: 10.4103/jiaps.JIAPS_92_18

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A double jejunoileal fistula was diagnosed intraoperatively 10 months since a 4-year-old boy had swallowed an object consisted of multiple magnetic items. Magnet ingestion presents characteristics that are misdiagnosing, critical time-consuming, dangerous, and occasionally fatal. The particularities and pitfalls of ingested magnetic items are outlined.






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