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Guy Swallows His Cellphone For A Reason That Is Hard To Tell!

Swallowing foreign objects is generally reported in the kids less than 3 years of age. Sometimes children end up eating certain indigestible items such as coins or bones that require an immediate surgical procedure for successful removal.

But such cases are generally not reported in the mature people. Recently a 29-year-old guy swallowed his cellphone. He was immediately rushed to hospital after him vomiting for 4 hours.

Scroll down to know what happened next.

Guy Swallows His Cellphone For A Reason That Is Hard To Tell!

Guy Swallows His Cellphone For A Reason That Is Hard To Tell!

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The 29-year-old prisoner was depressed due to psychiatric and social issues. 

The 29-year-old prisoner was depressed due to psychiatric and social issues. 

He ended up swallowing his cellphone and informed staff 6 hours later about his blunder.

Patient was rushed to the Adelaide and Meath Hospital in Dublin. 

Patient was rushed to the Adelaide and Meath
Hospital in Dublin. 

He was immediately admitted and strictly kept on 'nil by mouth' orders.

Chest X-ray depicted the device resting in abdomen just above his stomach.

Chest X-ray depicted the device resting in abdomen just above his stomach.

But 8 hours later, phone moved into his stomach. Doctors were left with no option but to operate the patient as the phone hadn't reached into his bowel.

Surgeons used endoscope for locating the position of cellphone in abdomen.

Surgeons used endoscope for locating the position of
cellphone in abdomen.

Unfortunately, they failed in removing the phone out of the patient's abdomen.

Doctors made the decision to perform laparotomy on the patient.

Doctors made the decision to perform laparotomy on the
patient.

A large incision was made in the abdomen of patient and device measuring 6.8*2.3*1.1 cm was successfully retrieved from his abdomen.

The prisoner finally recovered after 4 months of this terrible incident.

The prisoner finally recovered after 4 months of this
terrible incident.

Doctors mentioned in the International Journal of Surgery Case Reports, 'As the patient was a prisoner, the mobile phone had to be sent as a specimen for forensic examination.' 

Similar case of a Turkish woman who swallowed comb was reported in January. 

Similar case of a Turkish woman who swallowed comb was
reported in January. 

She used a plastic comb for pushing the tablets down her throat but unfortunately ended up swallowing the 20 cm comb. The surgery for removal of comb from woman's stomach lasted for 45 minutes.

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