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

Jae Woong Choi, Chang-Hee Lee, Kyeong Ah Kim, Cheol Min Park, 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
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Sep 18

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Surgical Sponges
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Foreign Bodies
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Colon

Keywords

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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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Transmural migration of surgical sponge evacuated by defecation : Mimicking an intraperitoneal gossypiboma. / Choi, Jae Woong; Lee, Chang-Hee; Kim, Kyeong Ah; Park, Cheol Min; Jin, Yong Kim.

In: Korean Journal of Radiology, Vol. 7, No. 3, 18.09.2006, p. 212-214.

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