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Year : 2007  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 43-44
A rare cause of pain

Institute of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Kochi, India

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Antony A, Kumar A, Marikar H. A rare cause of pain. Saudi J Gastroenterol 2007;13:43-4

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A 44 year old female patient presented with history of abdominal pain and heaviness of 2 months duration. She gave a past history of surgery for ovarian cyst 5 months back. Initial blood investigations were normal and a CT of the abdomen was performed [Figure - 1],[Figure - 2].

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2.Williams RG, Bragg DG, Nelson JA. Gossypiboma: The problem of the retained surgical sponge. Radiology 1978:129:323-6.  Back to cited text no. 2    

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Haroon Marikar
Consultant Radiologist, Institute of Radiology and Imaging, Kadavanthra, Cochin, Kerala
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DOI: 10.4103/1319-3767.30466

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