Rectal foreign body (vibrator)

Case contributed by Dr Sajoscha Sorrentino

Presentation

Patient lost his toy. It was an accident. Of course. Not that he was playing with it. It just, you know, slipped in...

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Male
CT

20 cm long vibrator. No perforation. 

Rather obscene 3D reconstruction ;-)

Case Discussion

Rectal foreign bodies are not uncommon in emergency departments around the world, and although they are often the source of endless amusement do potentially cause management difficulties.

In this case, however, no harm was done ...

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Case information

rID: 18321
Case created: 29th Jun 2012
Last edited: 25th Mar 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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