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Penny For Your Thoughts?

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  1. It looks like one penny was forgotten in the stomach since this is a postop X-ray and the dog swallowed “multiple” pennies.
  2. Immediate re-exploratory is mandatory given the date of the penny.
  3. Just like after bladder stone removal, it’s important to take postop rads to ensure that all radiopaque foreign bodies have indeed been removed.

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4 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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