Case Report
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World J Gastrointest Endosc. Nov 16, 2010; 2(11): 372-374
Published online Nov 16, 2010. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v2.i11.372
Figure 1
Figure 1 Plain abdominal X-ray revealing the presence of a metal key in the right lower quadrant.
Figure 2
Figure 2 Endoscopic view of the object which is impacted in the appendiceal orifice.
Figure 3
Figure 3 Schematic reconstruction depicting a regular biopsy forceps, inserted through the hole in the handle of the key. Once the “jaws” opened, the forceps served as a “hook” for the extraction of the key.