Transmural migration of surgical sponge evacuated by defecation: Mimicking an intraperitoneal gossypiboma

Woong Choi Jae, Hee Lee Chang, Ah Kim Kyeong, Min Park Cheol, Yong Kim Jin

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Abstract

The spontaneous defecation of the surpical retained sponge is very rare. Here, we report a case of migrating surgical sponge that was retained in the colon and it was evacuated by defecation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)212-214
Number of pages3
JournalKorean journal of radiology
Volume7
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006

Keywords

  • Colon
  • Computed tomography (CT)
  • Foreign bodies
  • Surgical sponge

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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