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Case 15036

A lunch that comes back

Author(s)
Ghinassi S, Fiocchi F, Manco G, Torricelli P

Policlinico di Modena-Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Istituto di Radiologia; del Pozzo 71 41100 Modena, Italy; Email:federica.fiocchi@gmail.com
 
Patient
male, 84 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Plain abdominal X-Ray
     

    Supine, plain abdominal X-Ray shows no radiopaque foreign body.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: Digital radiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Foreign bodies;

    Supine, plain abdominal X-Ray shows no radiopaque foreign body.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: Digital radiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Foreign bodies;

    Supine, tangential view, plain abdominal X-Ray, shows hydro-aerodynamic levels in an ileal loop in periumbilical region. No evidence of free air.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: Digital radiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Foreign bodies;

    Supine, tangential view, plain abdominal X-Ray. No evidence of free air.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: Digital radiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Foreign bodies;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Non-contrast computed tomography abdomen

    CT without contrast media, axial view, shows a linear hyperdense image of about 4 cm in right paramedian periumbilical region.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Foreign bodies;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Non-contrast abdominal CT: reformatted images

    CT MIP image and Volume Rendering show an hyperdense image that seems to pass through the bowel walls, like a needle, in the righet paramedian paraumbelical region.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: Image manipulation / Reconstruction; Procedure: Computer Applications-3D; Special Focus: Foreign bodies;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Intraoperative picture

    Intraoperative picture demonstrating the removal of a chicken bone from a distal ileal loop.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: Percutaneous; Procedure: Surgery; Special Focus: Foreign bodies;
     
     
Supine, plain abdominal X-Ray shows no radiopaque foreign body.
 
Supine, plain abdominal X-Ray shows no radiopaque foreign body.
 
Supine, tangential view, plain abdominal X-Ray, shows hydro-aerodynamic levels in an ileal loop in periumbilical region. No evidence of free air.
 
Supine, tangential view, plain abdominal X-Ray. No evidence of free air.
 
CT without contrast media, axial view, shows a linear hyperdense image of about 4 cm in right paramedian periumbilical region.
 
CT MIP image and Volume Rendering show an hyperdense image that seems to pass through the bowel walls, like a needle, in the righet paramedian paraumbelical region.
 
Intraoperative picture demonstrating the removal of a chicken bone from a distal ileal loop.
 
 
 
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