Swallowed foreign body

Case contributed by Dr Daniel J Bell

Presentation

Swallowed dental bridge. Abdominal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Radiopaque foreign body projected over the right pelvis consistent with a swallowed dental bridge, and most likely lying within the cecum/proximal ascending colon. No other findings of note.

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Case information

rID: 59822
Published: 27th Jul 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: North Middlesex University Hospital

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