Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
                                                   Official journal of the Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons                           
Year : 2010  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 74--75

«SQ»PEN«SQ» appendicitis


Gabriel Ngom, Issa Amadou, Olivier Ngaringuem, Oumar Ndour 
 Department of Pediatric Surgery, Aristide Le Dantec Hospital, Dakar, Senegal

Correspondence Address:
Issa Amadou
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Aristide Le Dantec Hospital, BP: 6863DK-Etoile, Dakar
Senegal

We report a three-year-old boy who ingested the tip of a pen and presented with signs of appendicitis. Plain abdominal radiographs showed the foreign body in the right iliac fossa. Surgical exploration revealed perforated appendix and the foreign body in its lumen. Appendectomy resulted in satisfactory recovery.


How to cite this article:
Ngom G, Amadou I, Ngaringuem O, Ndour O. 'PEN' appendicitis.J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg 2010;15:74-75


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Ngom G, Amadou I, Ngaringuem O, Ndour O. 'PEN' appendicitis. J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg [serial online] 2010 [cited 2021 Apr 20 ];15:74-75
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