A RARE CASE OF METALLOPHAGIA

Dr. Ronak Raval, Dr. A. A. Ghasura

Abstract


CASE REPORT
A 30 years old male patient K/C/O schizophrenia, presented
with complaint of generalised abdominal distension, upper
abdominal pain and vomiting for 03 days. Xray chest and
abdomen showed multiple radio opaque densities s/o foreign
body ingestion. Patient was taken for emergency surgery and
on exploration, approx. 200 varying sized sharp metallic
foreign bodies were removed. Post operative course was
uneventful.


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