VOLUME 32 - NUMBER 10 - 2011

Unusual cause of right iliac fossa pain: sigmoid perforation due to ingested rabbit bone. Case report

  • Iusco D.R., Jannaci M., Grassi A., Corazza F., Virzì S.
  • Clinical practice, 421-423
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  • Disorders of an organ not usually found in the right iliac fossa, such as the sigmoid colon, are an uncommon cause of right iliac fossa pain. We present a case of right iliac fossa pain caused by a sigmoid perforation due to involuntary ingestion of a rabbit bone, and describe the main features of this condition.

  • KEY WORDS: Sigmoid perforation - Rabbit bone - Right abdominal pain.