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Research Article

Foreign Bodies Ingestion in Children: Experience of 61 Cases in a Pediatric Gastroenterology Unit from Romania

Table 3

Types of foreign bodies encountered in the patient series.

Foreign bodyNumber of patients%

Coins1626.23
Other metal objects813.11
Bones58.19
Batteries46.55
Buttons46.55
Large seeds34.91
Alimentary boluses34.91
Glass, marbles, toothpicks, magnets, and unidentified plastic objects (toy parts)2 each3.27 each
Needles, screws, nails, keys, hair pins, pencils, plastic lenses, and shattered glass1 each1.64 each