Am J Emerg Med 2016 Mar 26;34(3):680.e3-4. Epub 2015 Jun 26.
Naval Medical Center, 620 John Paul Jones Circle, Portsmouth, VA, 23708, USA.
A 4-year-old presented to the emergency department, asymptomatic, with the strong suspicion (by history, physical examination, and initial radiographic interpretation by the emergency physician) of an esophageal coin. Closer inspection revealed radiographic signs associated with disk battery ingestion, a surgical emergency. In the operating room superimposed coins, mimicking the radiographic appearance of a disk (button) battery, were extracted. Read More