Previously, a 27-year-old person, from Tan Uyen town of Binh Duong province, had a critical stomachache due to swallowing metal objects. He was diagnosed with pica eating disorder by doctors at Binh Duong General Hospital and was transported to Military Hospital 175.

The patient receives medical care after the operation.

Upon receiving the patient, doctors of Military Hospital 175 conducted an operation to take 1kg of metal objects out of his stomach.

The patient after the operation was transferred to Department of Abdominal Surgery for further treatment.

He is recovering now.

Translated by Trung Thanh