Gastrointestinal Tract Foreign Body; Glassy Stomach
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Abstract
Ingestion of foreign bodies is common and conservative treatment can eliminated most particlesfrom the gastrointestinal tractunless peritoneal signs appear. A 22-year-old man presented to emergency department who had ingested glass particles of a crushed beveragebottle.Hecomplained ofepigastric and periumbilical pain. Physical examination did not revealany peritoneal signs. Abdominal X-ray showed stomach full of small glass particles. Conservative treatment, without any surgical intervention,resulted insafely eliminating glass particlesin this patient.

Case presentation
A 22-year-old male was brought to emergency department with chief complaint of periumbilical and epigastric pain since 4 hours before. He explained that he had ingested crushed glasses of a beverage bottleafter a family argument. About 30 minutes after swallowing glass particles,the patient had developed irritation and pain in epigastric and periumbilical area without any other associated symptom.Hedenied history of other diseases including psychiatric problems.On physical examination normal vital signs were detected, no oral lesion or laceration or bleeding was seen. He had normal breathing sounds. Abdomen had normal bowel sounds with mild epigastric tenderness without rebound tenderness or guarding......

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5325915/?report=reader
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