Nasal Disc Battery Removal: A Novel Technique Using a Magnetic DeviceAlletag, Michelle J. MD*; Jacobson, Donald RN†; Santucci, Karen MD‡; Riera, Antonio MD‡Pediatric Emergency Care: July 2014 - Volume 30 - Issue 7 - p 488–490 doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000000168 Illustrative Cases Abstract Author Information Abstract: Disc batteries as foreign bodies present challenges in both diagnosis and management and carry a high risk for complications. We describe a novel device for disc battery removal using a magnet and basic medical supplies readily available in the emergency department setting. We also review diagnosis, complications, and management recommendations for disc batteries as foreign bodies. From the *Pediatric Emergency Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX; †Yale New Haven Hospital; and ‡Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT. The authors declare no conflict of interest. Reprints: Michelle J. Alletag, MD, 1935 Medical District Drive, Mail Code E2.03, Dallas, TX 75235 (e-mail: Michelle.firstname.lastname@example.org). © 2014 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.