Vaginal foreign body in a 4 year old girl: a case report
School of Medicine Students' Journal,
Vol. 2 No. 2 (2020),
Vaginal foreign body is an uncommon clinical entity in the pediatric population but it is more common in mentally retarded and young children. In this case report, we present a 4-year-old girl who was brought to the emergency room with a history of self-insertion of a pen cap into the vaginal orifice which had no vaginal bleeding, vaginal discharge, abdominal pain or urinary symptoms.
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