Body Piercing Problem
Courtesy of Intermountain Medical Imaging, Boise, Idaho.
This X-ray of the belly shows two metal parts inside the bowel that were swallowed from a tongue piercing. The sharp stud could cause problems, while the blunt part is not likely to cause problems. Both parts are likely to pass in the stool.
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