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  1. PEN IN STOMACH STORY

    This is a prime example of a situation where it would be easy for someone to say "this isn't possible" but when you offer irrefutable proof, all one can say is "WOW!!"

    It's never too late to learn something new!

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  2. FOREIGN BODIES IN THE STOMACH & INTESTINE

    We read with interest the paper of Oliver Richard Waters, Tawfique Daneshmend, and Tarek Shirazi on "An incidental finding of a gastric foreign body 25 years after ingestion".

    It is quite interesting as well as surprising. We feel it may be the longest period that a pen sat idle and was detected so late.

    In addition, the pen was still OK !!!!

    We have an interesting case of FB in stomach and GI tract who had consumed 99 Nails !!!

    We were searching the net for FB in the Stomach and came across this rare case report by Richard Waters et al. It encourages us to submit our article too.

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