Pediatric Surgery International

, Volume 12, Issue 5, pp 426–427

Hepatic foreign body in a child

  • S. J. Crankson
Case Report

DOI: 10.1007/BF01076958

Cite this article as:
Crankson, S.J. Pediatr Surg Int (1997) 12: 426. doi:10.1007/BF01076958


The majority of foreign bodies (FBs) swallowed by children are passed spontaneously without event. Perforation of the intestine with migration to the liver is rare. A child with a needle in the right lobe of the liver is reported.

Key words

HepaticForeign body

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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. J. Crankson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryKing Fahad National Guard HospitalRiyadhSaudi Arabia