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Rectal foreign body causing perforation: Case report and literature review

OPEN Annals of medicine and surgery (2012) | 28 Oct 2019

Y Shaban, A Elkbuli, V Ovakimyan, R Wobing, D Boneva, M McKenney and S Hai
Abstract
Clinicians must maintain an index of suspicion to diagnose an anorectal foreign body (FB). The patient may not be forthcoming with information secondary to embarrassment or possibly psychiatric issues. Providers must express empathy and compassion while maintaining nonjudgmental composure. Despite accounts of anal FB insertion, this pathology is lacking level one evidence-based surgical algorithms.
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