J Korean Soc Radiol.  2012 Aug;67(2):121-128. 10.3348/jksr.2012.67.2.121.

Accidental Foreign Bodies in Pediatric Abdomens: A Pictorial Essay

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  • 1Department of Radiology, Soonchunhyang University Cheonan Hospital, Soonchunhyang University College of Medicine, Cheonan, Korea. ytokim@schmc.ac.kr

Abstract

Foreign bodies in pediatric abdomens are caused by accidental ingestion or trauma. The purpose of this article is to review the various findings of accidental foreign bodies in pediatric abdomens. Abdominal radiography, fluoroscopic examination, gastrointestinal contrast studies and CT may be useful in evaluating the location and type of foreign body, and for evaluating complications such as bowel perforation and obstruction.


MeSH Terms

Abdomen
Child
Eating
Foreign Bodies
Humans
Radiography, Abdominal
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