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Ingested pins causing perforation
  1. T Stricker,
  2. C J Kellenberger,
  3. T J Neuhaus,
  4. M Schwoebel,
  5. C P Braegger
  1. University Children's Hospital, Steinwiesstrasse 75, CH-8032 Zurich, Switzerland
  1. Dr BraeggerChristianBraegger{at}


We report two children who underwent endoscopic removal of ingested foreign bodies which had perforated the stomach, one of which had migrated into the thorax.

  • ingested foreign body
  • gastric perforation

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