Rectal foreign body

Case contributed by Dr Paul Simkin

Presentation

Colicky abdominal pain after misadventure.

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Male
X-ray

A circular foreign body is seen over the central lower abdomen. The patient had self-inserted an orange.

Case Discussion

The patient went to theatre to have the orange removed. Who says fruit is good for you?

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Case information

rID: 23993
Case created: 23rd Jul 2013
Last edited: 5th Aug 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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