Intravaginal tampon

Case contributed by Ian Bickle

Presentation

Hematemesis

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Female
x-ray

Normal bowel gas pattern.

Umbilical ring.

Intravaginal tampon.

Photo

Tampon

  • Author: TitiNicola - Own work
  • License: CC BY-SA 4.0
  • File: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gestion_menstrual_tampon_toallitas_menstruaci%C3%B3n_periodicas_06.jpg
  • created: 28 May 2020

Case Discussion

The morphology of the intravaginal tampon can be appreciated in the pelvis on the radiograph as well as the linear lucency representing the air trapped in the linear grooves of the cotton composition.

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