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Tampon visible on hip radiograph

Case contributed by Dr Sajoscha Sorrentino


Patient presented with hip pain after falling.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female

No bony lesion, normal alignment and no fracture can be seen. 

Case Discussion

While no apparent reason for the patient's hip pain could be identified, the considerate radiologist noticed the tampon-shaped object projected on the symphysis. Not shy to ask, he was informed that it was indeed a tampon.

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Case information

rID: 20052
Published: 31st Oct 2012
Last edited: 5th Aug 2020
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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