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An unusual presentation of foreign-body ingestion at the emergency department
  1. A Gunduz,
  2. S Turedi
  1. KTU Faculty of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Trabzon, Turkey
  1. Correspondence to:
 S Turedi
 Acil Tıp ABD, Karadeniz Teknik Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Hastanesi, Trabzon 61080, Turkey;suleymanturedi{at}

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A 30-year-old man presented to the emergency department with exhaustion, weight loss and abdominal pain. He had been having pain in the stomach, nausea and vomiting for the previous 2 days. The patient had received psychiatric treatment and treatment for alcoholism for the previous 3–4 years, and …

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