Penny For Your Thoughts?

Test your knowledge with the December 2017 Brain Teaser

Postop abdominal radiograph of a 3 year old terrier who swallowed multiple pennies (pre 1983).


  1. What’s your diagnosis?
  2. What should be done?
  3. What’s the moral of the story?

3 thoughts on “Penny For Your Thoughts?

    1. In the U.S., starting in late 1982, the one cent coin’s metalic composition changed to the current composition of 97.5% zinc. The amount of zinc can cause toxicity.

      Most people dont realise the there are 97.5%zinc pennies from 1982 and only think about 1983.

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