Transgastric migration of retained intraabdominal surgical sponge: gossypiboma in the bulbus.

@article{Erdil2008TransgastricMO,
  title={Transgastric migration of retained intraabdominal surgical sponge: gossypiboma in the bulbus.},
  author={A. Burak Erdil and Guldem Kilciler and Yuksel Ates and Ahmet Tuzun and Mustafa Gulsen and Necmettin Karaeren and Kemal Dağalp},
  journal={Internal medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={47 7},
  pages={
          613-5
        }
}
A 55-year-old hemiplegic woman with percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) was referred to our clinic for upper gastrointestinal system bleeding and for a high level of cholestatic enzymes. She had a medical history of cerebra vascular accident three years previously and cholecystectomy one year previously. We performed gastroscopy and saw a retained surgical sponge in the bulbus. After removal of the gossypiboma, endoscopic sclerotherapy was performed for the bleeding area at the bulbus… CONTINUE READING
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