Emphysematous Gastritis and Necrosis as a Result of Orally Ingested Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate (Kayexalate) in Sorbitol

@article{Usta2016EmphysematousGA,
  title={Emphysematous Gastritis and Necrosis as a Result of Orally Ingested Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate (Kayexalate) in Sorbitol},
  author={Yousef Usta and Cristina Ram{\'i}rez and Brenda Dennert},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2016},
  volume={111},
  pages={309-309}
}
A 30-year-old woman consulted her gynecologist for removal of a copper-T-type intrauterine contraceptive device (IUCD) inserted three years previously. It was missing in the uterine cavity, and a laparoscopy and laparotomy failed to locate the device. Subsequent computed tomography (left) showed it piercing the rectal wall and projecting into the lumen. She… CONTINUE READING