Abdominal foreign body: late presentation as a rectus sheath abscess.

Abstract

Intra-abdominal ingested foreign bodies are usually an incidental finding, typically encountered in mentally challenged patients. We present the case of a 65-year-old mentally sound woman who presented with recurrent abdominal pain and a lump in the hypogastrium. Evaluation revealed a rectus sheath abscess extending to the peritoneum, with a foreign body in… (More)

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@article{Noushif2011AbdominalFB, title={Abdominal foreign body: late presentation as a rectus sheath abscess.}, author={M. Noushif and Sobha Sivaprasad and Adiga K Prashanth}, journal={Singapore medical journal}, year={2011}, volume={52 5}, pages={e94-5} }