Spotter of the week

29 NOV 2014

What Renuka Says Spotter Series ...

Dr Favas, DNB Y-I

A 13 year old girl with a DOUBT  that she had swallowed a single end pointed needle 30 minutes prior to attending the fast track op.

No h/o any foreign body sensation neck, no abdomen pain

On  examination -
P/A: soft, non tender

Was about to discharge as she has only DOUBT,
With these X RAY  ,
doubt is cleared , there is no forign body

Ingested foreign body in children

Most object traverse git without difficulty, but some  sharp objects may need  endoscopic removal