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Deodorant aerosol spray can in the rectum: a potential fire hazard during surgery.

BMJ Case Rep 2021 May 24;14(5). Epub 2021 May 24.

Anesthesia, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India.

Rectal foreign bodies are not uncommon and often pose a serious challenge to surgeons. In majority, the objects are inserted by self in children, psychiatric patients and for sexual gratification in adults. Various rectal foreign bodies have been reported. Read More

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Self-inserted foreign bodies during COVID-19: two case reports.

Hong Kong Med J 2021 04 7;27(2):142-144. Epub 2021 Apr 7.

Department of Surgery, Princes of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong.

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Novel Approach to Removal of Rectal Foreign Bodies.

Dis Colon Rectum 2021 Jun;64(6):e368-e370

Division of Colorectal Surgery, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island.

Background: Retained rectal foreign bodies are a common concern in patients presenting to the emergency department. Thankfully, the rates of injury from these retained objects are low. Numerous techniques have been described for the extraction of these foreign bodies, including using endoscopic snares, Foley catheters to break suction mechanisms, and various kinds of clamps to grasp the objects. Read More

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Bailing out the bowel and bladder - A rare case report of rectal impalement injury with iatrogenic bladder rupture.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2021 Apr 11;81:105740. Epub 2021 Mar 11.

Department of General Surgery, Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Byculla, Mumbai, 400008, India. Electronic address:

Introduction And Importance: Rectal perforations due to foreign body impalement are infrequently encountered in practice. Accidental or intentional foreign body insertions pose a diagnostic challenge to surgeons and put them in demanding circumstances for successful extraction.

Case Presentation: We report a case of a 60-year-old male with alleged history of accidental foreign body insertion into the rectum. Read More

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Case Series: Removal of Rectal Foreign Bodies.

Cureus 2021 Feb 8;13(2):e13234. Epub 2021 Feb 8.

Internal Medicine, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, Karachi, PAK.

Introduction: Foreign rectal body is one of the less common presentations in the emergency department and has a variety of etiologies. Our aim is to study the mode of injury, clinical presentation, diagnosis, surgical intervention and outcomes associated with a rectal foreign body.

Methods: This cross-sectional case series was conducted from January 2019 to July 2019 in the surgical unit of a tertiary care teaching hospital in Pakistan. Read More

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February 2021

Laparoscopic removal of an aberrant acupuncture needle in the gluteus that reached the pelvic cavity: a case report.

Surg Case Rep 2021 Feb 17;7(1):51. Epub 2021 Feb 17.

Division of Reparative Medicine, Department of Gastrointestinal and Pediatric Surgery, Institute of Life Sciences, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, 2-174 Edobashi, Tsu, Mie, 514-8507, Japan.

Background: Intrapelvic aberrant needles are rare in clinical practice. Long-term foreign bodies in the abdominal cavity may form granulation tissue or an abscess, and may cause organ injury. Therefore, such foreign bodies need prompt removal. Read More

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February 2021

Techniques for the extraction of high rectal foreign bodies by transanal minimally invasive surgery.

Tech Coloproctol 2021 03 9;25(3):339-342. Epub 2021 Jan 9.

Department of General Surgery, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA, USA.

Removal of rectosigmoid retained foreign bodies (RFB) may require laparoscopy and often laparotomy. Proctoscopic extraction from the distal sigmoid colon and proximal rectum can be technically difficult. Using a transanal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS) approach, RFBs can be safely removed, avoiding an abdominal operation with associated morbidity. Read More

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Sacral plexus disorder caused by a wooden toothpick in the rectum.

BMJ Case Rep 2021 Jan 5;14(1). Epub 2021 Jan 5.

Department of Spinal Surgery, Akita Cerebrospinal and Cardiovascular Center, Akita, Japan.

A 67-year-old man presented with a 2-month history of pain in his right buttock and lower limb. MRI depicted right L5/S1 lateral recess stenosis requiring surgical treatment; however, preoperative CT showed an approximately 7 cm long, thin, rod-shaped structure in the rectum, which was ultimately determined to be an accidentally ingested toothpick. It was removed surgically 6 days after diagnosis, because right leg pain worsened rapidly. Read More

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January 2021

Thulium laser to endoscopically manage a rectal erosion and intraluminal mesh migration after ventral rectopexy.

BMJ Case Rep 2021 Jan 4;14(1). Epub 2021 Jan 4.

Digestive and Interventional Endoscopy Unit, Azienda Socio Sanitaria Territoriale Grande Ospedale Metropolitano Niguarda, Milano, Italy.

Rectal erosions after ventral rectopexy (VR) is an uncommon but challenging adverse event and can be associated with partial migration of the mesh into the intestinal cavity. Re-do surgery is difficult and often provides colostomy and/or anterior rectal resections. However, no alternative solutions are described in the available literature. Read More

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January 2021

Perianorectal abscesses and fistula due to ingested jujube pit in infant: Two case reports.

World J Clin Cases 2020 Oct;8(20):4930-4937

Department of General Surgery, Children's Hospital of Shanghai, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200333, China.

Background: About 90% of perianal infection is caused by cryptoglandular infection. Only a few cases of peritonitis or intra-abdominal abscesses secondary to perforation of the digestive tract by an ingested foreign body have been reported. The most common sites of impaction and perforation include the appendix, cecum and the terminal ileum. Read More

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October 2020

Rectal Foreign Body Removal: Kadlec Technique.

Dis Colon Rectum 2020 12;63(12):e579-e580

Department of Surgery, Kadlec Regional Medical Center, Richland, Washington, USA.

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December 2020

Rectal foreign bodies: national outcomes after the operating room.

Int J Colorectal Dis 2021 Feb 22;36(2):265-269. Epub 2020 Sep 22.

Department of Surgery, The University of Kansas, 4000 Cambridge, M/S 2005, Kansas City, KS, 66160, USA.

Purpose: Rectal foreign bodies can pose a unique problem to the acute care surgeon or emergency room physician. Little data exists on the patient with such a diagnosis, outside of case reports, and institutional cohorts. This study describes demographics and outcomes for this patient population. Read More

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February 2021

Case report: successful endoscopic removal of a large rectal foreign body.

Acta Biomed 2020 09 7;91(3):e2020074. Epub 2020 Sep 7.

Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Unit University Hospital of Parma Parma, Italy.

Incidence of emergency access due to retained large rectal foreign bodies is increased in the last years. Such situations are a challenge because often, due to their size and physical characteristics, the large foreign bodies of the rectum cannot be extracted manually or by endoscopy, thus requiring surgery, as reported in the literature. We report a case of a 59-old male with a retention of a large vegetable rectal foreign body (whole eggplant) successfully subjected to endoscopic removal without the need for surgery. Read More

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September 2020

A fatal case of cannabis body-packing: About an autopsy case report.

J Forensic Leg Med 2020 Aug 29;74:102033. Epub 2020 Jul 29.

Department of Forensic Medicine, Charles Nicolle University Hospital, Tunis, Tunisia; Faculty of Medicine, University of Tunis El Manar, Tunis, Tunisia.

The body packing represents an illegal drug trafficking practice across the borders of certain countries. It has experienced enormous growth in recent years. The medical literature is rich in publications interested in body packaging of cocaine or heroin with sometimes lethal consequences. Read More

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Endoscopy-assisted Removal of a Large Rectal Foreign Body by the Valsalva Maneuver.

Korean J Gastroenterol 2020 07;76(1):42-45

Department of Internal Medicine, Kosin University College of Medicine, Busan, Korea.

Although not as common as foreign bodies in the upper gastrointestinal tract, rectal foreign body insertion is often encountered in emergency departments. The diverse types of rectal foreign bodies have led to various removal methods. When removing a foreign body, the first thing to consider is which method is the least invasive and safest for the patient. Read More

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Rectal explosion: a strange case of autoerotic death.

Int J Legal Med 2021 Jan 26;135(1):307-312. Epub 2020 Jun 26.

Department of Forensic Medicine, Jessenius Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University, 036 59, Martin, Slovakia.

Autoerotic deaths refer to fatalities occurring during individual, solitary sexual activity, in which some device, situation, or act is used to gain or boost the sexual arousal of the subject. Anorectal autoeroticism is an autoerotic paraphilic activity that pertains to the self-insertion of various objects into the anal canal and rectal cavity to gain or heighten the subject's sexual drive. Although most foreign bodies inserted into the rectum do not cause significant injury, the introduction of some objects into the rectum might have unpredictable and even fatal effects. Read More

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January 2021

Rectal foreign body of a shattered glass bottle; Case report of unexpected late post-operative hemorrhage managed transanally.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2020 30;72:41-44. Epub 2020 May 30.

Department of Gastroenterology, NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island, Brooklyn, NY 11235, United States.

Introduction: Retained rectal foreign bodies are commonly implicated in patients engaging in erotic behavior. The foreign bodies vary widely, however, penetrating rectal wounds are uncommon and often complicate the retrieval of the object. The rich vascular bed of the rectal mucosa provides additional bleeding complications. Read More

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Foreign rectal body - Systematic review and meta-analysis.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Jan-Mar;83(1):61-65

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, USA.

Background: Self-inserted foreign rectal bodies are an infrequent occurrence, however they present a serious dilemma to the surgeon, due to the variety of objects, and the difficulty of extraction. The purpose of this study is to give a comprehensive review of the literature regarding the epidemiology, diagnostic tools and therapeutic approaches of foreign rectal body insertion.

Methods: A comprehensive systematic literature review on Pubmed/ Medline and Google for 'foreign bodies' was performed on January 14th 2018. Read More

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October 2020

Gossypiboma: A Case Series and Literature Review.

Ethiop J Health Sci 2020 Jan;30(1):147-149

Cardiothoracic Unit, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia.

Background: Gossypiboma (retained surgical sponge) is a rare medical event. It could cause a serious complication that can threaten patients' life. Its diagnosis is usually difficult because the clinical symptoms are nonspecific and the imaging findings are often inconclusive. Read More

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January 2020

A case of impacted foreign body in the rectum that was extracted using size 24 Foley catheter.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2020 4;66:146-148. Epub 2019 Dec 4.

Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Sudan. Electronic address:

Introduction: Retained foreign bodies in the rectum represent a common challenge to clinicians. They have different modes and reasons for insertion. Many case series and case reports described several methods for removal of these foreign bodies. Read More

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December 2019

A case report of endorectal displacement of a right ureteral stent following radiochemotherapy and Bevacizumab.

BMC Urol 2019 Dec 9;19(1):128. Epub 2019 Dec 9.

Department of Translational Research and New Technologies in Medicine and Surgery, Sections of Urology, University of Pisa, via Paradisa 2, 56126, Pisa, Italy.

Background: The angiogenesis inhibitor monoclonal antibody Bevacizumab is presently the standard treatment for numerous neoplasms but particular toxicities are emerging, such as hypertension, haemorrhage, thromboembolism, gastrointestinal perforation, fistulae, and delayed wound healing. The addition of Bevacizumab to radio and chemotherapy has improved the overall survival rate in patients with metastatic, persistent or recurrent cervical carcinoma. However an increased risk of enteric or urinary fistula formation has been documented, related to hypoxia which is induced by the inhibition of angiogenesis. Read More

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December 2019

[Voluminous colorectal foreign bodies inserted voluntarily: about a case].

Pan Afr Med J 2019 13;34:142. Epub 2019 Nov 13.

Service de Chirurgie Viscérale, CHU Hassan II, Fes, Maroc.

Insertion of foreign bodies is a curiosity and a taboo in our country. It is characterized by the severity of possible complications and the different therapeutic opportunities. We report the case of a patient with rectal incarceration of a vouminous object introduced voluntarily. Read More

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Ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration of a rectal submucosal nodule.

Diagn Cytopathol 2020 Feb 7;48(2):159-163. Epub 2019 Nov 7.

Department of Pathology, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, Virginia.

Although endoscopic biopsy of a rectal submucosal nodule may be nondiagnostic, endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) can be an important tool to make diagnosis. We report a case of a female patient who had an EUS-FNA of a submucosal nodule after a nondiagnostic rectal biopsy. The original diagnosis was erroneously rendered as concerning for necrotic neoplasm. Read More

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February 2020

Laparoscopic removal of a toothpick perforating the upper rectum.

ANZ J Surg 2020 06 31;90(6):1184-1186. Epub 2019 Oct 31.

Department of Colorectal and General Surgery, Gosford Hospital, Central Coast, New South Wales, Australia.

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Complete endoscopic removal of a hemorrhoid medication tube as an anorectal foreign body.

Dig Endosc 2020 Jan 31;32(1):e9-e10. Epub 2019 Oct 31.

Department of Internal Medicine, Nishijin Hospital, Kyoto, Japan.

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January 2020

Rectal Injury After Foreign Body Insertion: Secondary Analysis From the AAST Contemporary Management of Rectal Injuries Study Group.

J Surg Res 2020 03 21;247:541-546. Epub 2019 Oct 21.

Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

Background: Retained rectal foreign bodies are a common but incompletely studied problem. This study defined the epidemiology, injury severity, and outcomes after rectal injuries following foreign body insertion.

Methods: Twenty-two level I trauma centers retrospectively identified all patients sustaining a rectal injury in this AAST multi-institutional trial (2005-2014). Read More

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Endoscopic removal of an incidentally discovered intrauterine contraceptive device eroding into the rectum.

BMJ Case Rep 2019 Sep 12;12(9). Epub 2019 Sep 12.

Department of Surgery, King Fahad Specialist Hospital, Dammam, Saudi Arabia.

Intrauterine contraceptive device (IUCD) is a common birth control method. It is safe but can be associated with serious complications including migration into the peritoneal cavity and penetration into other intra-abdominal and pelvic viscera; most commonly the rectosigmoid colon. Different retrieval methods including endoscopy, laparoscopy or open abdominal surgery have been described. Read More

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September 2019

Endoscopic Retrieval vs Observation in Cylindrical Battery Ingestion.

Ochsner J 2019 ;19(2):157-165

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO.

Battery ingestion, particularly in the pediatric population, has become more common since the development of button batteries. Consequently, formal recommendations regarding the management of this battery type have been developed. Larger cylindrical battery ingestion is less common, with fewer cases reported. Read More

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January 2019

Endoscopic removal of a migrated intrauterine contraceptive device in the rectum assisted by Overstitch defect closure.

Endoscopy 2019 10 16;51(10):E276-E277. Epub 2019 May 16.

Department of Gastroenterology, First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China.

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October 2019