Case of the Month

Magnet Ingestion2018-03-01T23:56:01+00:00

Project Description

Magnet Ingestion

A four year old boy was playing in his room, suddenly he went to his father and complaint of adominal pain. He told his father that he had swallowed one magnet.

At the time of arriving at the hospital, the boy was crying and seemed to be in pain.
An X-ray was performed and showed the following:

Where are the magnets and what is your next step?