An unusual case of asymptomatic appendicular cutting foreign body.


Foreign body ingestion is a common problem in pediatric age. Foreign bodies in the lumen of appendix is a well known event. In this condition perforation or appendicitis may occur even for blunt or sharp objects. For these reasons, in case of stasis of foreign body in the lumen of appendix a prophylactic appendectomy is recommended. A case of asymptomatic… (More)


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