HIPPOKRATIA, vol.18, no.1, pp.77-79, 2014 (SCI-Expanded)
Article / Article
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Surgical instrument, taken out, transverse colon, GOSSYPIBOMA, MIGRATION, TUMOR
Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated:
Background: Foreign bodies cause an aseptic reaction that does not have specific symptoms and may also result in peritonitis, acute abdominal pain, an intraperitoneal abscess, or intestinal obstruction or perforation. We present a case of a surgical instrument left in the abdomen that passed into the transverse colon via migration after a surgery.