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Intestinal perforation caused by multiple magnet ingestion

N Corduk, SE Odabas, A Sarioglu-Buke

Abstract


Multiple magnet ingestion is rare, but can cause serious gastrointestinal  complications. We report a case of 7-year-old girl with multiple intestinal perforations caused by multiple magnet ingestion. The aim of this report is to draw attention to magnetic toys, results of magnet ingestion and the  importance of timing of operation.

Key words: Children, intestinal perforation, magnet




http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0189-6725.129249
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