Foreign bodies in the rectum: An analysis of 30 patients

Caliskan C. , Makay O. , Firat O. , Karaca A. C. , Akgun E. , Korkut M. A.

SURGERY TODAY, vol.41, no.6, pp.795-800, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00595-009-4362-5
  • Title of Journal : SURGERY TODAY
  • Page Numbers: pp.795-800


A foreign body in the rectum is a rare clinical entity. These foreign bodies can be classified under two major groups: the ones that are inserted from the anus and the ones that are swallowed and thereafter become stuck in the rectum.