Intentional foreign body ingestion

  • Ranesh Kumar
  • Nikhil Soni
  • Suraj Bhardwaj
  • Rohit BhoilEmail author
  • Suresh C. Gupta


Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Statement of human and animal rights

All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.

Informed consent

Written informed consent was obtained from the patient’s wife for being included in the study.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgerySLBS Medical CollegeMandiIndia
  2. 2.Department of RadiodiagnosisSLBS Medical CollegeMandiIndia

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