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Case 326

Gossypiboma of the pelvis

Author(s)
F. Giroul, V. Lens, J-C Kurdziel
 
Patient
female, 62 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Computed Tomography (CT) of the pelvis
     

    Unenhanced. A pelvic mass is demonstrated with spongiform pattern and gas bubbles.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Computed Tomography (CT) of the pelvis;

    Enhanced. A mildly enhancing rim is noted around the mass.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Computed Tomography (CT) of the pelvis;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    CT Fistulogram
     

    Gastrografin injected through a Foley catheter into the mass demonstrates a connection between the mass and the cervix.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT Fistulogram;

    The spongiform structure containing gas within the contrast filled mass represents the foreign body.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT Fistulogram;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Foreign Body after extraction

    Long cotton foreign body surrounded with inflammatory granulomatous tissue, retrieved after percutaneous endoscopic extraction. No radio-opaque marker was present.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Foreign Body after extraction;
     
     
Unenhanced. A pelvic mass is demonstrated with spongiform pattern and gas bubbles.
 
Enhanced. A mildly enhancing rim is noted around the mass.
 
Gastrografin injected through a Foley catheter into the mass demonstrates a connection between the mass and the cervix.
 
The spongiform structure containing gas within the contrast filled mass represents the foreign body.
 
Long cotton foreign body surrounded with inflammatory granulomatous tissue, retrieved after percutaneous endoscopic extraction. No radio-opaque marker was present.
 
 
 
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