Pediatrics & Therapeutics

Pediatrics & Therapeutics
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Intestinal Magnetic Foreign Bodies: Alone I Succeed, Stuck in Group

Rajpal Singh Sisodiya, Parveen Kumar Man, Priti Kumari and Shandip Kumar Sinha

A five year old male child came to pediatric surgical department with alleged history of ingestion of magnetic foreign body followed by development of clinical features of mechanical small bowel obstruction. Clinical examination and Radiological examination was consistent with small bowel obstruction. Laparotomy reveal adhered loop of jejunum and ileum by attraction force of one magnetic foreign in each loop with resultant pressure necrosis of intervening bowel wall. Retrieval of this foreign body with primary repair of jejunal and ileal perforation was done. Patient had uneventful recovery and in 2 month follow up he is well.