Foreign body: sewing needle

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Linear metallic density object overlies the right sacro-iliac joint. 


CT scan of the abdomen confirm the presence of sewing needle outside the bowel situated in the anterior abdomen fat just posterior to the right rectus abdominis muscle.

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Case information

rID: 8698
Case created: 23rd Feb 2010
Last edited: 28th Nov 2015
Tag: abdomen
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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