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Images in paediatrics: Ironing board impalement
  1. Fiona Napier,
  2. Simon Fountain-Polley,
  3. Chetana Kallapa
  1. Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, UK
  1. Simon Fountain-Polley, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Bordesley Green East, Birmingham B9 5SS, UK; pollgysim{at}

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A 12-year-old boy was admitted with a metal foreign body embedded in his right buttock. While carrying an ironing board down the stairs he tripped …

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