How would you manage this ingested foreign body?

Ellie is a three-year-old girl brought into the ED on Christmas Day after reporting to her parents that she had swallowed a coin.

Take the quiz below. If you select the wrong answer, have another go!


Dr Kate Kelso is medical co-editor at Australian Doctor and a GP in Sydney, NSW.

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