Atypical Presentation of Multiple Foreign Body Ingestion

Emrah Aydin, Sultan Bent, Burak Ayan

Abstract


Foreign body ingestion is very common in childhood especially under 3 year of age. Pica syndrome is characterized by an appetite for substances that are largely non-nutritive. We present a 3-year old girl who presented to ER with symptoms and signs of intestinal obstruction.


Keywords


Intestinal perforation; Foreign body; Children; Pica syndrome

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21699/ajcr.v8i1.525

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