Ingested razor blades

Case contributed by Dr Paul Simkin

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Schizophrenia.

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Male
X-ray

Multiple radiopaque foreign bodies are demonstrated throughout the abdomen, consistent with ingested razor blades. These appear to be colonic in location, including one in the rectum.

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Case information

rID: 31060
Case created: 18th Sep 2014
Last edited: 29th Mar 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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