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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