ANDREW B. RIVERS, M.D.; HUGH L. DAVISON, M.D.
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The discovery of foreign bodies in the stomach in the course of roentgenologic investigation or laparotomy is not uncommon. The literature on this subject is extensive and includes case histories describing the discoveries of a most amazing variety of substances retained in the human stomach. Wőlfler and Lieblein reviewed 1184 cases of foreign bodies in the stomach and small bowel.
In this paper we shall report ten cases in which operations were performed for foreign body of the stomach, and three other cases contributed by Dr. O. Heyerdale of the State Hospital for the Insane at Rochester, Minnesota. We have
RIVERS AB, DAVISON HL. Foreign Bodies in the Stomach1. Ann Intern Med. ;4:742–751. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-4-7-742
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1931;4(7):742-751.
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