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Mysterious Rectal Foreign Body

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

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Sanjoy Sanyal
Sanjoy Sanyal (Administrator)
4 years ago

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,

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