M. G. McAlinden

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A 21/2 year old boy presented with a 24-hour history of an acute abdomen. At appendicectomy, a number ofpolyurethane pieces were found to be occluding the terminal ileum. The polyurethane foam, the stuffing of a sofa, had been swallowed repeatedly. Ingestion of such a substance is not without risk. Unlike inhaled foreign bodies, ingested foreign bodies(More)
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