TRANSMURAL MIGRATION OF SURGICAL SPONGE INTO CECUM: A RARE CASE REPORT
Keywords: Transmural migration, surgical sponge,
AbstractRetained foreign body in the abdominal cavity following surgery is a continuing problem. We report a case of an 18 year old man who was referred with abdominal pain and cecal mass. Clinical exam, computed tomography scan and colonoscopy were suggestive of cecal tumor. Laparotomy confirmed a retained surgical sponge which had migrated from peritoneal cavity into cecum.
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R. Omranipour, M. R. Farahm A. Arab-Kheradm. TRANSMURAL MIGRATION OF SURGICAL SPONGE INTO CECUM: A RARE CASE REPORT. Acta Med Iran. 44(3):217-218.