Worldwide survey of damage from swallowing multiple magnets

@article{Oestreich2008WorldwideSO,
  title={Worldwide survey of damage from swallowing multiple magnets},
  author={A. Oestreich},
  journal={Pediatric Radiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={39},
  pages={142-147}
}
BackgroundIt is increasingly recognized that in children swallowed multiple magnets cause considerable damage to the gastrointestinal tract.ObjectiveTo emphasize that complications from swallowed magnets are extensive worldwide and throughout childhood.Materials and methodsThe author surveyed radiologists and researched cases of magnet swallowing in the literature and documented age and gender, numbers of magnets, nature of the magnets, reasons for swallowing, and clinical course.ResultsA total… Expand
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