An unusual destination for magnetic foreign bodies

Thomas E. Robey, Hristos Kaimakliotis, Adam B. Hittelman, Susan A. Walsh

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Abstract

Rare earth metal magnets (Buckyballs and similar products) remain an important public health risk for children.We report the presentation, course, and treatment of a boy who inserted a string of 30 magnets through his urethra into his bladder and review the diagnostic as well as the therapeutic options for foreign bodies inserted into the pediatric urogenital tract..

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)643-645
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric Emergency Care
Volume30
Issue number9
StatePublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes

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Magnets
Foreign Bodies
Rare Earth Metals
Fullerenes
Urethra
Urinary Bladder
Public Health
Pediatrics
Therapeutics

Keywords

  • adolescent
  • foreign bodies
  • magnets

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Emergency Medicine

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Robey, T. E., Kaimakliotis, H., Hittelman, A. B., & Walsh, S. A. (2014). An unusual destination for magnetic foreign bodies. Pediatric Emergency Care, 30(9), 643-645.

An unusual destination for magnetic foreign bodies. / Robey, Thomas E.; Kaimakliotis, Hristos; Hittelman, Adam B.; Walsh, Susan A.

In: Pediatric Emergency Care, Vol. 30, No. 9, 2014, p. 643-645.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Robey, TE, Kaimakliotis, H, Hittelman, AB & Walsh, SA 2014, 'An unusual destination for magnetic foreign bodies', Pediatric Emergency Care, vol. 30, no. 9, pp. 643-645.
Robey, Thomas E. ; Kaimakliotis, Hristos ; Hittelman, Adam B. ; Walsh, Susan A. / An unusual destination for magnetic foreign bodies. In: Pediatric Emergency Care. 2014 ; Vol. 30, No. 9. pp. 643-645.
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