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Perforation of Meckel's diverticulum by a button battery: Report of two cases.
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PMID:  23139007     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Ingested button battery perforation of Meckel's diverticulum is extremely rare, with only two reported cases in the recent literature. Two additional preschool children who accidentally swallowed an alkaline button battery and developed a perforated Meckel's diverticulum are reported. Surgeons should be aware of this rare complication. Careful clinical, radiologic and laboratory monitoring of children who ingest a button battery is advisable.
Authors:
Bülent Hayri Ozokutan; Haluk Ceylan; Sefa Yapıcı; Sedat Sımsık
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ulusal travma ve acil cerrahi dergisi = Turkish journal of trauma & emergency surgery : TJTES     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1306-696X     ISO Abbreviation:  Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-09     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101274231     Medline TA:  Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg     Country:  Turkey    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  358-60     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Gaziantep University Faculty of Medicine, Gaziantep, Turkey.
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