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Antibiotic impregnated beads

Case contributed by Dr Jayanth Keshavamurthy


Patient underwent surgery for adhesions. What is the incidental finding?

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Male

There are multiple antibiotic impregnated beads in the abdomen. It is more often used in orthopedic infections. There are multiple air fluid levels. There are gun shot pellets to left flank. There is a surgical drain.

Case Discussion

There are antibiotic impregnated beads with cement and so radio dense.

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Case information

rID: 27519
Published: 5th Feb 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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