Rectal foreign body: McGuiver style

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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40 year old inventor.

Modality: X-ray

Rectal foreign body. 

Case Discussion

Ok, so this chap is really quite clever. What you need are:

  • 1 x pump action (CFC-free) spray bottle
  • 1 x empty tube of Berocca tablets (vitamin supplement)

Take the Barocca tube and screw it onto the top of the spray bottle. Then insert the whole thing into your rectum. Go to you local emergency department and come up with a plausible excuse, like.... err... 

For more rectal misadventures see: rectal foreign bodies.

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Case Information

rID: 12573
Case created: 18th Dec 2010
Last edited: 7th Mar 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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