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Case 3429

Gossypiboma of the abdomen: US and CT findings

Author(s)
Paciucci L, Pelle G, Orgera GL, Di Rezze L, Politi R
 
Patient
male, 50 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    B-mode ultrasound

    An ultrasound image showing a thick curvilinear hyperechoic band with distal acoustic shadowing in the left flank region.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: B-mode ultrasound;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Color-Doppler ultrasound

    An ultrasound image obtained with a color-Doppler, showing that a vascular pattern is present only around the lesion, and not inside it.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: color-doppler ultrasound;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Pre-contrast CT
     

    A non-enhanced CT scan showing an encapsulated hypodense mass with multiple air bubbles and hyper-dense markers, located inside the gauze.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Pre.contrast CT;

    A non-enhanced CT scan showing an encapsulated hypodense mass with multiple air bubbles and hyper-dense markers, located inside the gauze.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Pre.contrast CT;

    A non-enhanced CT scan showing an encapsulated hypodense mass with multiple air bubbles and hyper-dense markers,located inside the gauze.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Pre.contrast CT;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Post-contrast CT
     

    A post-contrast CT image showing the lesions to be well-circumscribed, with a densely enhancing wall.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Post.contrast CT;

    A post-contrast CT image showing the lesions to be well-circumscribed with a densely enhancing wall.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Post.contrast CT;

    A post-contrast CT image showing the lesions to be well-circumscribed with a densely enhancing wall.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Post.contrast CT;
     
     
An ultrasound image showing a thick curvilinear hyperechoic band with distal acoustic shadowing in the left flank region.
 
An ultrasound image obtained with a color-Doppler, showing that a vascular pattern is present only around the lesion, and not inside it.
 
A non-enhanced CT scan showing an encapsulated hypodense mass with multiple air bubbles and hyper-dense markers, located inside the gauze.
 
A non-enhanced CT scan showing an encapsulated hypodense mass with multiple air bubbles and hyper-dense markers, located inside the gauze.
 
A non-enhanced CT scan showing an encapsulated hypodense mass with multiple air bubbles and hyper-dense markers,located inside the gauze.
 
A post-contrast CT image showing the lesions to be well-circumscribed, with a densely enhancing wall.
 
A post-contrast CT image showing the lesions to be well-circumscribed with a densely enhancing wall.
 
A post-contrast CT image showing the lesions to be well-circumscribed with a densely enhancing wall.
 
 
 
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