A complication of cleansing enema: Retained protective shield of the enema tip


A retained enema tube sheath was encountered in 4 outpatients who underwent preparation for barium enema. This object can be detected on a plain abdominal roentgenogram, but is more readily apparent as an intraluminal foreign body during barium enema examination. We suggest that a prominent warning to remove the sheath before taking a cleansing enema be… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02035114

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