Tampon on abdominal x-ray

Case contributed by Dr Laughlin Dawes
Modality: X-ray

The imaging findings are simple – it is shaped like a tampon and is radiolucent due to air in the interstices. The differential diagnosis is a rectal foreign body. 

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Credit Dr Donna D'Souza.

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rID: 35915
Case created: 24th Apr 2015
Last edited: 6th Nov 2015
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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