Gossypiboma treated by colonoscopy

Clay Hinrichs, Sosamma Methratta, Albert C. Ybasco

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Gossypibomas are an unusual postoperative complication and are reluctantly reported in the literature. In the past, the patient would require a laparotomy. More recently, they have been treated laparoscopically and percutaneously by interventional radiology. This is the first case report of a gossypiboma treated with colonoscopy. This may represent an addition treatment option for this complication.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)261-262
Number of pages2
JournalPediatric Radiology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1 2003

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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