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Foreign bodies (magnets) in esophagus and stomach of a child

Paediatric Surgery.Ukraine.2017.2(55):111-113; doi 10.15574/PS.2017.55.111

Lapshyn K. V., Nakonechnyi A. I., Kocherkevych О. N.
Lviv Regional Children’s Clinical Hospital «OKHMATDYT», Ukraine
Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University, Ukraine
Lviv Regional Council Public Institution «Western Ukrainian Specialized Children’s Medical Centre», Ukraine

The article presents a clinical case of successful treatment of a child with the foreign bodies (magnets) in esophagus and stomach. It is shown that the neglect
of such attribute of foreign bodies like magnetism can lead to wrong management, which in turn causes the life-threatening complications.
Key words: foreign bodies, magnets, treatment.

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