AN ALIEN IN THE ILEUM :A RARE CASE OF INTRALUMINAL GOSSYPIBOMA
Dr. Juvaina P, Dr. E. Devarajan, Dr. Nithin C. George, Dr. Naufal Perumpalath, Dr. Saanida M., Dr. Soumya Hareendranath .
Gossypiboma is a mass of cotton matrix that is left behind in a body cavity during a surgery. Gossypiboma is an infrequent cause of patient and physician discomfort, inviting major medico legal complications .a 39 year old female presented to us with complaints of abdominal pain of 1 month duration with no features of intestinal obstruction. An intraluminal gossypiboma was confirmed in the distal ileum on CT evaluation .Intraluminal migration and absence of intestinal obstruction sets our case apart from the usual clinical setting of gossypiboma.
Keywords: Gossypiboma, Intraluminal.
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