Rectal foreign body - eggplant
Abdominal and pelvic x-rays
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Plain films of the pelvis demonstrate a large egg-shaped opacity with heterogeneous air density within it. No free intraperitoneal gas or evidence of a bowel obstruction.
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The shape of the eggplant means that once it's equator has passed the anal verge it has a tendency to scoot up up and away. When that happens... well, it means an embarrassing trip to the emergency department, or perhaps the local horticultural society.
- Eggplant from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Eggplant