Rectal foreign body - egg

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

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Un-united trans-cervical fracture of the femoral neck

Patient Data

Age: 56
Gender: Female
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Un-united trans-cervical fracture of the femoral neck, treated by introduction of egg to relieve discomfort.

Case Discussion

Among inhabitants of some villages in the country (about 65 years ago), the introduction of an egg in the rectum is used for palliative treatment of some discomforts when there was no access to the medical units. 

This unique and historical case is from my dear prof. Saeed Rad's archive. Radiology department, TABRIZ university of medical sciences, Iran.

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Case information

rID: 20613
Case created: 30th Nov 2012
Last edited: 12th Jan 2016
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