Small bowel perforation secondary to fish bone ingestion managed non-operatively.


BACKGROUND The presurgical diagnosis of foreign body (FB)-induced bowel perforation is exceedingly difficult. Perforation most commonly occurs in the ileocecal region and typically mimics diagnoses more common to the right lower quadrant (RLQ), including appendicitis and diverticulitis. OBJECTIVES This report will discuss the events of this particular… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2010.05.039


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