Tampon on abdominal x-ray

Case contributed by Laughlin Dawes
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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