Case contributed by Dr Jayanth Keshavamurthy


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

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Male

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


After treatment of the fecal impaction.

Case Discussion

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

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Case information

rID: 45224
Published: 18th May 2016
Last edited: 7th Oct 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Augusta University

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