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Ingested coins and metal detection
  1. Sue Maurice,
  2. Kevin Mackway-Jones
  1. Department of Emergency Medicine, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9WL

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    Report by Sue Maurice, Consultant Search checked by Kevin Mackway-Jones, Consultant

    Clinical scenario

    A 3 year old boy is brought into the emergency department by his mother. She says that he swallowed a coin two hours earlier. The boy is asymptomatic. You know …

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