Mysterious Rectal Foreign Body
A full-sized laparotomy pack mysteriously found its way inside the colo-rectum of a lady. Seen in Victoria Hospital, Seychelles. This procedure was performed by Dr Sanjoy Sanyal, then Consultant Surgeon in Ministry of Health, Victoria Hospital, Seychelles.
Tags: colo-rectum, body, colon, colonoscopy, foreign body, laparotomy pack, rectum, Sanjoy Sanyal, Consultant Surgeon, sigmoidoscopy, Ministry of Health, Seychelles, Victoria Hospital
Educational Value: (1) Always be prepared for surprises in Medicine; (2) Nature never wrote the Medical textbooks; (3) Have a high index of suspicion for anything unusual in Clinical situations, especially if it does not meet the eye; (4) If you try to stereotype in Medicine, you will be stereotyped by Medicine