Journal of Emergencies, Trauma, and Shock

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2010  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 401--402

An unusual presentation of toothpick penetration of colon


Imtiaz Wani1, Shamima A Wani1, Shabir Mir1, Khursheed Parra2 
1 Department of Surgery, SMHS Hospital, Srinagar, Kashmir, India
2 Department of General Medicine, SKIMS, Srinagar, India

Correspondence Address:
Imtiaz Wani
Department of Surgery, SMHS Hospital, Srinagar, Kashmir
India

This case report presents the delayed unusual presentation of plastic toothpick penetrating transverse colon 3 months after ingestion with localized peritonitis. Role of omentum «DQ»policeman of abdomen«DQ» for salvage is highlighted. Careful observation and long-term lookup for any neglected ingested foreign body are stressed. The delayed presentation can be sometimes proving as a surgical emergency.


How to cite this article:
Wani I, Wani SA, Mir S, Parra K. An unusual presentation of toothpick penetration of colon.J Emerg Trauma Shock 2010;3:401-402


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Wani I, Wani SA, Mir S, Parra K. An unusual presentation of toothpick penetration of colon. J Emerg Trauma Shock [serial online] 2010 [cited 2021 Dec 9 ];3:401-402
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