Duodenocolic fistula due to safety pin ingestion


Cay A. , IMAMOGLU M., SARIHAN H., SAYIL O.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, cilt.46, ss.186-188, 2004 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 46 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2004
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.186-188

Özet

The authors describe the case of a 16-month-old boy with benign duodenocolic fistula due to safety pin ingestion who presented with abdominal pain, diarrhea and weight loss. Etiology, symptomatology, diagnosis and management are discussed and the literature is reviewed. Early diagnosis and surgical management are necessary to avoid serious morbidity.