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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 84-86

Intestinal perforation caused by multiple magnet ingestion


Department of Pediatric Surgery, Pamukkale University, Faculty of Medicine, Denizli, Turkey

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Nergul Corduk
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Pamukkale University, Faculty of Medicine, 200 70 Denizli
Turkey
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DOI: 10.4103/0189-6725.129249

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Multiple magnet ingestion is rare, but can cause serious gastrointestinal complications. We report a case of 7-year-old girl with multiple intestinal perforations caused by multiple magnet ingestion. The aim of this report is to draw attention to magnetic toys, results of magnet ingestion and the importance of timing of operation.


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