Rectal foreign body: aubergine

Case contributed by Dr Domenico Nicoletti


Voluntary introduction of aubergine in the rectum then ascent to the distal sigmoid.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male

Voluntary introduction of an aubergine into the rectum with subsequent ascent to the distal sigmoid colon. 

Case Discussion

Laborious and difficult transrectal removal given the size of the foreign body.

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Case information

rID: 49159
Published: 12th Nov 2016
Last edited: 13th Nov 2016
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