Foreign body: sewing needle

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam
X-ray

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

CT

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
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