Drug ampoules in rectum: Lucky co-incidental finding in emergency department of eastern Nepal

  • Saroj Giri Department of General Practice and Emergency Medicine, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences
  • R Gupta Department of General Practice and Emergency Medicine, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences
  • R Bhandari Department of General Practice and Emergency Medicine, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences
  • S Chaudhuri Department of General Practice and Emergency Medicine, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences
Keywords: Drug ampoules, Emergency, Foreign body rectum

Abstract

Background: Rectal foreign body is uncommon in emergency usually presenting after failure to remove the object manually or with other complications.

Case: Twenty two years male in emergency department presented with rectal  leeding following a manual attempt to remove drug ampoules from rectum.

Conclusion: In an unexplained rectal bleed, foreign bodies could be a pitfall.

Health Renaissance 2015;13(3): 185-187

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Author Biography

Saroj Giri, Department of General Practice and Emergency Medicine, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences
Assistant Professor
Published
2017-08-07
How to Cite
Giri, S., Gupta, R., Bhandari, R., & Chaudhuri, S. (2017). Drug ampoules in rectum: Lucky co-incidental finding in emergency department of eastern Nepal. Health Renaissance, 13(3), 185-187. https://doi.org/10.3126/hren.v13i3.17968
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Case Reports