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Foreign body (battery) ingestion

Ledford CL - MedPix (2008)

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Foreign body (battery) ingestion

History: 5 month old male with 2 day hx of seizure activity- three observed episodes, one of them at ER. Episodes are 30-60 sec duration with rhythmic jerking of right upper and lower extremity and fixed rightward eye gaze; 1 day ago fell from couch and hit his head near the lateral side of right orbit. FamHx:Father and paternal uncle had some vague hx of seizure activity at about the same age as the patient, father reports they resolved after 1-2 months

Findings: Metallic disc projecting over the stomach (gastric fundus) on both AP and subsequent lateral image.

Ddx: • Battery (watch or disk) • Coin • Slug

Dxhow: Imaging and History

Exam: VS: T 98.2, HR 128, BP 107/68 HEENT: small area of redness/swelling over right eye Rest of PE unremarkable

No MeSH data available.


There is an object with high density in lower left thorax/upper left quadrant abdominal region viewed in profile, likely in stomach (gastric fundus).
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Foreign body (battery) ingestion

Ledford CL - MedPix (2008)

There is an object with high density in lower left thorax/upper left quadrant abdominal region viewed in profile, likely in stomach (gastric fundus).
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MPX1050_synpic46358: There is an object with high density in lower left thorax/upper left quadrant abdominal region viewed in profile, likely in stomach (gastric fundus).

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Foreign body (battery) ingestion

History: 5 month old male with 2 day hx of seizure activity- three observed episodes, one of them at ER. Episodes are 30-60 sec duration with rhythmic jerking of right upper and lower extremity and fixed rightward eye gaze; 1 day ago fell from couch and hit his head near the lateral side of right orbit. FamHx:Father and paternal uncle had some vague hx of seizure activity at about the same age as the patient, father reports they resolved after 1-2 months

Findings: Metallic disc projecting over the stomach (gastric fundus) on both AP and subsequent lateral image.

Ddx: • Battery (watch or disk) • Coin • Slug

Dxhow: Imaging and History

Exam: VS: T 98.2, HR 128, BP 107/68 HEENT: small area of redness/swelling over right eye Rest of PE unremarkable

No MeSH data available.