TITLE

Travel of a mis-swallowed long spoon to the jejunum

AUTHOR(S)
Yan Song; Hua Guo; Jian-Yong Wu; Senninger, Norbert
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
World Journal of Gastroenterology;10/21/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 39, p4984
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
Foreign-body ingestion is a relatively common presentation at emergency departments, but long metallic spoon swallowing is an infrequent occurrence. Unlike most cases of foreign-body ingestion, there have been no reported cases of long foreign bodies reaching the jejunum. We report a rare case of a coffee spoon that was swallowed accidentally and passed through the pylorus and duodenal loop and reached the jejunum, with no complications.
ACCESSION #
44861336

 

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