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Revista Cubana de Cirugía

Print version ISSN 0034-7493On-line version ISSN 1561-2945


PITA ARMENTEROS, Luis; PEREZ JOMARRON, Emilio; GONZALEZ SALCEDO, Joel  and  MORALES DIAZ, Ignacio. Fecaloma, foreign body and intestinal occlusion: a care report, comments and a proposal. Rev Cubana Cir [online]. 2010, vol.49, n.1. ISSN 0034-7493.

This is a case presentation of a patient aged 47 with a huge right humpback appearing at 18 years old. He was operated on 14 years ago from a cystic formation increasing the volume of limbs and the appearance afterwards of a 2,5 cm tumor. Ten days before its admission showed a urinary infection, constipation, difficulty to release gases, pain and abdominal distention, visualizing such tumor. At radiography on noted many fecaloma and metallic foreign body. He was operated on verifying the presence of fecalomas, loop distention and foreign body whose tip was visualized and palpated.

Keywords : Fecaloma; intestinal occlusion; corpus alienun; intra-abdominal foreign body.

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