Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
                                                   Official journal of the Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons                           
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 18  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 160--161

Multiple magnet ingestion: An uncommon cause of peritonitis


Shraddha Verma, Sunil Shinde, Chhabi Ranu Gupta 
 Department of Pediatric Surgery, Chacha Nehru Bal Chikitsalaya, New Delhi, India

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Shraddha Verma
Department of Pediatric Surgery, 5th Floor, Chacha Nehru Bal Chikitsalaya, New Delhi
India

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.


How to cite this article:
Verma S, Shinde S, Gupta CR. Multiple magnet ingestion: An uncommon cause of peritonitis.J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg 2013;18:160-161


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Verma S, Shinde S, Gupta CR. Multiple magnet ingestion: An uncommon cause of peritonitis. J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg [serial online] 2013 [cited 2020 Dec 3 ];18:160-161
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