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A fatal perforation of the distal ileum from an ingested fish bone: A case report.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2022 Jun 21;96:107331. Epub 2022 Jun 21.

Department of Surgery, District General Hospital, Mannar, Sri Lanka.

Introduction And Importance: Foreign body-induced perforations of the ileum are rare consequences among adults.

Presentation Of Case: This is a case report of a delayed presentation of an ileal perforation and concurrent faecal peritonitis presented as an acute abdomen, resultant from an ingested fishbone, which led to fatality despite urgent laparotomy.

Clinical Discussion: Perforations following ingested foreign bodies are frequently unanticipated clinically, and diagnosed during advanced imaging studies or surgical interventions. Read More

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Rapunzel Syndrome: Diagnosed After Laparotomy in a Young Girl.

Indian Pediatr 2022 Jun;59(6):503

Pediatric and Surgery Unit District Hospital Leh, SNM Hospital Leh, Ladakh.

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Endoscopic and Surgical Removal of Gastrointestinal Foreign Bodies in Dogs: An Analysis of 72 Cases.

Animals (Basel) 2022 May 27;12(11). Epub 2022 May 27.

Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Production, University of Naples "Federico II", Via Federico Delpino 1, 80137 Naples, Italy.

In emergency veterinary practice, gastrointestinal foreign body (GFB) removal is a common procedure that is performed with different techniques, such as endoscopy or surgery. The aims of this retrospective, multicentre, clinical study were to report the common locations and types of objects recovered and to investigate clinical factors and outcomes in dogs after surgical or endoscopic treatment for GFB removal. Records of dogs with a GFB diagnosis referred to the Teaching Veterinary Hospital or treated in three different veterinary hospitals from September 2017 to September 2019 were examined. Read More

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Coin retained in the upper esophagus for more than 4 years: A case report and literature review.

Ear Nose Throat J 2022 Jun 7:1455613221106212. Epub 2022 Jun 7.

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, King Abdulaziz University Hospital, 37850King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Coins are among the most common foreign bodies ingested by children, especially those below 5 years of age. Early endoscopic retrieval of esophageal coins minimizes the risk of serious complications. However, significant morbidity and mortality are reported when coins are retained in the gastrointestinal tract for prolonged periods of time. Read More

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Gastrointestinal perforations by ingested foreign bodies: A preoperative diagnostic flowchart-based experience. A case series report.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2022 Jun 18;95:107216. Epub 2022 May 18.

Department of General Surgery, Jendouba Hospital, Tunisia; Faculty of Medicine of Tunis, Tunis El Manar University, Tunis, Tunisia.

Background: Gastrointestinal tract perforation is the most harmful complication of Foreign Body (FB) ingestion, besides diagnostic delay adversely affects the outcome. This paper aims to present our preoperative diagnostic flowchart and describe the surgical management in a Tunisian center.

Methods: A retrospective review of 48 patients with gastrointestinal perforation by ingested FB treated in the surgery department of Jendouba Hospital. Read More

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Secondary esophageal perforation rupture of ascending aorta 16 day accidently-swallowing button battery in a young child: A case report of esophagial foreign body and mini review.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2022 May 4;94:107148. Epub 2022 May 4.

Emergency Department, Affiliated Hospital of Zunyi Medical University, Zunyi 563003, Guizhou Province, China. Electronic address:

Introduction And Importance: Foreign body ingestions often occur in children between the ages of six months and three years. Swallowing button battery can cause serious complications such as gastrointestinal mucosa tissue necrosis and esophageal perforation. Fatal secondary lesions after foreign body removal are rarely reported. Read More

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Unusual radiological finding in foreign bodies ingestion: three esophageal coins.

Colomb Med (Cali) 2021 Oct-Dec;52(4):e5005016. Epub 2021 Dec 30.

Hospital Universitario de Navarra. Servicio de Pediatría. Pamplona, España.

Case Description: A 5-year-old girl presented to the emergency department with a history of foreign body ingestion. A cervico-thoracoabdominal radiograph demonstrate a foreign body in the esophagus, which seemed to show a double rim sign suspecting a button battery. After an emetic episode and expelling a coin, the child became asymptomatic. Read More

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Accidental ingestion of magnetic foreign body in a pediatric patient: A potentially fatal attraction.

Radiol Case Rep 2022 Jul 6;17(7):2337-2341. Epub 2022 May 6.

Department of pediatric surgery, Dubai Health Authority, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Foreign body ingestion is one of the most common pediatric emergencies. As part of their cognitive development, infants and toddlers are extremely curious and constantly explore their surroundings through their senses, namely taste. The ubiquity of toys containing magnetic elements consecutively meant an increase in the cases of children ingesting said magnets. Read More

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Conservative management of fish bone-induced large bowel perforation: Case report.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2022 Jun 4;95:107157. Epub 2022 May 4.

Breast and Endocrine Surgery Department, King Fahad Specialist Hospital, Dammam, Saudi Arabia.

Introduction: Fish bone ingestion is one of the common medical complaint. Most foreign bodies passed safely through gastrointestinal tract (GIT) without any complications. The clinical presentation of foreign body ingestion is similar to other conditions such as diverticulitis. Read More

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Endoscopic Removal of a Denture Lining Material Stuck in the Duodenum.

Case Rep Gastroenterol 2022 Jan-Apr;16(1):135-139. Epub 2022 Mar 25.

Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Iwate Medical University, Yahaba, Japan.

A 52-year-old woman visited our hospital with a complaint of upper abdominal pain. Abdominal computed tomography did not show any lesion responsible for the pain. However, esophagogastroduodenoscopy identified a pale, pink-colored, U-shaped foreign body stuck in the descending part of the duodenum. Read More

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[A case of mediastinal foreign body caused by esophageal magnetic beads].

X C Zhu Q Li X F Shen

Zhonghua Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi 2022 Apr;57(4):501-502

Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, the Affiliated Children's Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing 210008, China.

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Gastrointestinal foreign bodies in pet pigs: 17 cases.

J Vet Intern Med 2022 May 28;36(3):1185-1189. Epub 2022 Apr 28.

Department of Clinical Studies, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

Background: Pigs have an indiscriminate eating behavior placing them at high risk of developing foreign body (FB) obstructions.

Objectives: Describe the clinical and diagnostic features, treatments, and outcome of pet pigs diagnosed with gastrointestinal (GI) FBs. Medical and surgical treatments, pig outcomes, and post-mortem findings were also investigated. Read More

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Transmural perforation by fish bone from stomach to liver.

X Liu J Shi

Hong Kong Med J 2022 04;28(2):182.e1-182.e2

Department of Nursing, Hospital of Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chengdu, China.

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Management of unusual rectal foreign body - Case report and literature review.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2022 May 6;94:107051. Epub 2022 Apr 6.

Digestive System Surgery service at Getúlio Vargas University Hospital (HUGV), Manaus, Brazil.

Introduction: Retained rectal objects represent a rare complaint in the emergency room, affecting mainly males between 20 and 40 years, with most objects of a sexual nature, but the examiner must be aware of objects of an unusual nature.

Presentation Of Case: A 54-year-old male patient arrives at the surgical emergency department, with a report of an accident with the insertion of an object via the rectum, a gym dumbbell. Initially opted for transrectal object removal, but with difficulties due to its position. Read More

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Septic pericardial disease and mediastinal abscessation in a cat with an intrathoracic needle foreign body.

J Vet Emerg Crit Care (San Antonio) 2022 Apr 20. Epub 2022 Apr 20.

Canada West Veterinary Specialists and Critical Care Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Objective: To describe the successful management of a cat with an intrathoracic sewing needle foreign body and septic pericardial effusion.

Case Summary: A 10-year-old neutered female domestic longhair cat was referred for an intrathoracic metallic foreign body identified via thoracic radiography. Two weeks prior, the cat may have ingested a sewing needle. Read More

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Cardiac arrest resulting from an unidentified foreign object, later identified as a balloon cover, within the left anterior descending coronary artery.

BMJ Case Rep 2022 Apr 15;15(4). Epub 2022 Apr 15.

Department of Cardiology, Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

A 31-year-old man with a history of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and alcohol septal ablation one week before was presented after an out of hospital cardiac arrest in the setting of an anterior wall ST-elevation myocardial infarction. Immediate coronary angiography showed an unidentified foreign object within the left anterior descending coronary artery (LAD), later identified as the cover of a balloon that had been unintentionally inserted and abandoned within the LAD during the alcohol septum ablation one week earlier. Intracoronary imaging confirmed the presence of endothelial damage and thrombus formation within the LAD explaining acute myocardial infarction. Read More

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Accidental ingestion of an endodontic file: a case report.

J Med Case Rep 2022 Apr 14;16(1):151. Epub 2022 Apr 14.

Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, 4029, Australia.

Background: Ingestion of dental instruments is rare during dental surgery but can result in serious complications. Here we describe a case in which an endodontic hand file was accidentally misplaced in situ during endodontic (root canal) therapy. Plain radiographs were used to identify its location, and serial imaging was used to monitor passage of the endodontic file through the gastrointestinal tract, and it ultimately passed without intervention. Read More

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[Corrosion damage in oesophagus after digesting a button battery].

Ugeskr Laeger 2022 04;184(15)

Øre-Næse-Halsafdelingen, Sydvestjysk Sygehus, Esbjerg.

Button batteries are present in most households, i.e. in toys, hearing aids and remote controls. Read More

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Characteristics of Retained Foreign Bodies in the Tongue: A Retrospective Study of 35 Cases.

J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2022 Jun 14;80(6):1062-1068. Epub 2022 Mar 14.

Associate Professor, The State Key Laboratory Breeding Base of Basic Science of Stomatology (Hubei-MOST) and Key Laboratory of Oral Biomedicine Ministry of Education, School and Hospital of Stomatology, Wuhan University, Wuhan, Hubei, P.R. China; Department of Oral Radiology, School and Hospital of Stomatology, Wuhan University, Wuhan, Hubei, P.R. China. Electronic address:

Purpose: There are only a few case reports of foreign bodies (FBs) in the tongue. Delayed diagnosis or misdiagnosis is commonly reported. The purpose of this study was to identify the demographic, clinical, and radiological features that might facilitate the diagnosis of retained FBs in the tongue. Read More

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Foreign Body in the Cervical Oesophagus: A Case Report.

Curr Med Imaging 2022 Apr 4. Epub 2022 Apr 4.

Otolaryngology Unit, Azienda USL-IRCCS di Reggio Emilia, Reggio Emilia, Italy.

Background: Foreign bodies in the upper aerodigestive tract represent an uncommon cause of visits to emergency departments. In the majority of cases, foreign bodies do not go beyond the pharynx. They cause dyspnoea or pneumonia if they reach the tracheo-bronchial tree. Read More

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Ultrasonographic and computed tomographic features of a true gastro-gastric intussusception with concurrent foreign bodies in a dog.

Can Vet J 2022 04;63(4):407-410

Centre Hospitalier Vétérinaire Pommery, 226 bd Pommery, 51100 REIMS, France.

A 2-year-old intact male Cane Corso dog was presented for acute weakness, vomiting, and diarrhea. Abdominal ultrasound revealed the stomach had severe wall edema and a target appearance. Computed tomography was consistent with a gastro-gastric intussusception and concurrent mineral-like gastric foreign bodies. Read More

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Magnetic resonance imaging of children following esophageal button battery removal: What are we looking for?

Clin Imaging 2022 Jun 24;86:71-74. Epub 2022 Mar 24.

Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States of America; Division of Radiology, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA, United States of America. Electronic address:

Despite society recommendations that cross-sectional imaging be obtained following removal of ingested button batteries, there is no published consensus on how it effectively guides clinical management. This single institution survey demonstrates a lack of uniformity by clinicians regarding which imaging findings impact management decisions, highlighting the need for further guidelines. Read More

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Impending perforation near ileocecal junction due to phytobezoar impaction and intraluminal polyp: a case report.

J Med Case Rep 2022 Mar 30;16(1):124. Epub 2022 Mar 30.

Department of Surgery, Bahria University Medical and Dental College, Karachi, Pakistan.

Introduction: Bezoars and polyps are an uncommon cause of mechanical intestinal obstruction. There are four different kinds of bezoars: phytobezoars, made of vegetables and fibers; trichobezoars, resulting from the ingestion of hair and frequently an expression of psychiatric disorders; lactobezoars, which are formed of milk curd; and pharmacobezoars, caused by drugs and medications. Signs and symptoms classically vary from abdominal pain to constipation, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal distension. Read More

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Small bowel obstruction secondary to crab shell bezoar: A case report.

W C Lai S P Tay

Med J Malaysia 2022 03;77(2):252-254

Hospital Sultan Ismail, Department of General Surgery, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

Small bowel obstruction is a common surgical condition that needs surgical intervention if conservative measures fail. Bezoar is a rare aetiology of small bowel obstruction with incidence of 4.5%. Read More

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Endovascular stent-graft treatment for aortoesophageal fistula induced by an esophageal fishbone: Two cases report.

World J Clin Cases 2022 Mar;10(7):2206-2215

Department of Gastroenterology, Zigong First People's Hospital, Zigong 643000, Sichuan Province, China.

Background: Aortoesophageal fistula (AEF) induced by esophageal fishbones is a rare complication of esophageal foreign bodies and is very difficult to treat. Although the current view suggests that endovascular stent-graft treatment is useful for AEF, whether a subsequent thoracic operation is necessary remains controversial. The purpose of this report is to describe our experience using endovascular stent-graft treatment without combined thoracic operations for the treatment of AEF in two specific cases. Read More

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A rare case of perforation of a colorectal tumor by a fish bone.

Clin J Gastroenterol 2022 Jun 21;15(3):598-602. Epub 2022 Mar 21.

Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, 1-1-1 Honjo, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto, 860-8556, Japan.

The accidental ingestion of foreign bodies is a common clinical issue. While most foreign bodies pass through the gastrointestinal (GI) tract without complications, a few cases unfortunately result in GI perforation. Fish bones are one of the most frequent foreign bodies found in the GI tract, and they are high-risk objects for GI perforation due to their hard and sharp-pointed ends. Read More

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An unusual cause of pericardial effusion: A case report of a hepatic abscess following foreign body migration and duodenal perforation.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2022 Apr 9;93:106931. Epub 2022 Mar 9.

Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Introduction And Importance: Although foreign bodies are a rare cause of gastrointestinal tract perforation, they may serve as a nidus for hepatic abscess. Abdominal pain is the most common presenting symptom. We present a case of an ingested pen causing duodenal perforation and hepatic abscess several months after initially presenting with a pericardial effusion. Read More

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