Tampon on abdominal x-ray

Case contributed by Dr 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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rID: 35915
Published: 10th May 2015
Last edited: 26th Jan 2020
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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