Ingestion of unusual foreign bodies and malrotation: a "perfect storm".

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Management of foreign body ingestion is usually nonsurgical unless atypical foreign bodies or anatomical variants are suspected. The present article illustrates a case of atypical foreign bodies ingestion in the presence of intestinal malrotation. The patient required surgical treatment and had an uneventful postoperative recovery. The article also reviews the cases reported in the literature of magnetic ingestion and the possible complications associated with it.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • de la Fuente, SG; Rice, HE

Published Date

  • October 2006

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 22 / 10

Start / End Page

  • 869 - 872

PubMed ID

  • 16947024

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0179-0358

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s00383-006-1774-9


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Germany