Retained surgical textilomas occur more often during war.

@article{Custovi2004RetainedST,
  title={Retained surgical textilomas occur more often during war.},
  author={Ratimira Klari{\'c} Custovi{\'c} and Ivan Krolo and Miljenko Marotti and Nenad C. Babi{\vc} and Nikola Karapanda},
  journal={Croatian medical journal},
  year={2004},
  volume={45 4},
  pages={422-6}
}
Retained surgical textile foreign bodies are a problem despite precautions taken by surgeons. Computed tomography (CT) is a method of choice in diagnosing the cases of retained textilomas. Over 12 years, we diagnosed 11 acute textilomas in 10 patients in the early postoperative period within 3 months after abdominal surgery. The presence of considerable amount of air bubbles within textile fibers was the most representative sign. A 3-10 mm wide peripheral rim was present in all textilomas. In… CONTINUE READING