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Title: Gastric Outlet obstruction due to retained surgical swab(gossypiboma) after open cholecystectomy: a case report
Authors: Dr Ahmed Abdurrahman
Keywords: mop
Issue Date: Jun-2016
Publisher: جامعة النيلين - مركز النيلين الطبي
Series/Report no.: 17;vol.3
Abstract: Abstract A surgical compress retained in the abdominal cavity following surgery is a serious problem. Here, we describe a 48-year-old woman that had epigastric fullness, pain, nausea, and vomiting after eating. She had an open cholecystectomy at another medical center 2 months previously. The physical examination revealed nothing. OGD showed a foreign body material that completely obstructing the pylorus. Therefore, a laparotomy was performed. A surgical compress was removed at enterotomy and the final diagnosis was gossypiboma. Here, we present a case of transgastric gossypiboma after a splenectomy 4 years previously
ISSN: 1858-6155
Appears in Collections:Al Neelain Medical Journal - VOL - 18

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