Rectal foreign body

Case contributed by Dr Paul Simkin


Colicky abdominal pain after misadventure.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male

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

Case Discussion

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

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Case information

rID: 23993
Published: 23rd Jul 2013
Last edited: 25th Apr 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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