Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
                                                   Official journal of the Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons                           
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 29--30

Ingested metallic foreign body lodged in the appendix


RR Sarkar, J Bisht, SK Sinha Roy 
 Department of Pediatric Surgery, Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education and Research and Seth Sukhlal Karnani Memorial Hospital, Kolkata, India

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R R Sarkar
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India

An 8-year-old child ingested a metallic screw 3 months prior to admission. At laparotomy, the foreign body was found to be lodged inside the vermiform appendix, and was removed by appendicectomy.


How to cite this article:
Sarkar R R, Bisht J, Sinha Roy S K. Ingested metallic foreign body lodged in the appendix.J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg 2011;16:29-30


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Sarkar R R, Bisht J, Sinha Roy S K. Ingested metallic foreign body lodged in the appendix. J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg [serial online] 2011 [cited 2019 Aug 25 ];16:29-30
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