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aumj 2012, 1(1): 53-56 Back to browse issues page
Retained foreign body in intra-abdominal cavity (gossypiboma): A case report
A. Taheriniya , A. Heidarpour , R. Nikray
Department of Emergency Medicine, Alborz University of Medical Sciences, Karaj, Iran , dr.alitaheriniya@gmail.com
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Introduction & Objective: Gossypiboma is a term used to describe a mass within the body that comprises a surrounded by foreign body reaction and is occurred following surgical procedures. Herein we reported a patient with presentation of retained three surgical sponge in abdominal cavity. Case Report: A 25-years old female patient was referred to ED in 2011 for complaints of abdominal pain. This patient had history of hospitalization 60 days before this admission because of multiple trauma and penetrating trauma to left flank. In recent admission, abdominal x-rays and CT scan revealed a cystic mass with dimension of 8×4cm. Laparatomy was done for this patient. Then she discharged after 3 days and her abdominal pain resolved after operation. Conclusion: Retained foreign bodies should be considered in differential diagnosis of post operation in all patients with unusual complaints after surgery.
Keywords: Gossypiboma, Foreign body, Cystic mass
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2012/08/25 | Accepted: 2017/08/23 | Published: 2017/08/23
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Taheriniya A, Heidarpour A, Nikray R. Retained foreign body in intra-abdominal cavity (gossypiboma): A case report . aumj. 2012; 1 (1) :53-56
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