Ingestion of foreign objects is a common problem in children 6 months to 3 years of age. Of swallowed objects reaching the stomach, 97% will pass through the remainder of the gastrointestinal tract (1). The following is a report of a child who had a pyloromyotomy for pyloric stenosis as an infant and had prolonged retention of a swallowed penny.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition|
|State||Published - 1986|
- Gastric retention