Rectal foreign body

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Problem? No. I just need to change the batteries.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

There is a foreign body projected over the rectum extending into the distal left colon.

No complication identified.Circumferential osteophytosis surrounding both hip joints.  Bilateral os acetabuli.  Mild supero lateral joint space narrowing (right greater than left).

Case Discussion

One could be forgiven for thinking that this chap was still finding the whole thing 'interesting'... at least on the supine film. 

Case courtesy of Dr Adrian Yesuratnam.

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Case Information

rID: 20346
Case created: 14th Nov 2012
Last edited: 3rd Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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