Case contributed by Dr Jayanth Keshavamurthy


Nausea / vomiting, no bowel motion, concern for small bowel obstruction.

Patient Data

Age: 65-year-old
Gender: Male

2 radiopaque densities which appear to be in the lower colon likely contrast coated boluses of faecal material.


After treatment of the faecal impaction.

Case Discussion

After treatment of faecal impaction fecalith, the opacities are no longer evident on the radiograph.

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Case information

rID: 45224
Case created: 18th May 2016
Last edited: 4th Aug 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Augusta University

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