Font Size
A
A
A

Foreign Body, Rectum (cont.)

Foreign Body in Rectum Pictures

Media file 1: A vibrator in the rectum. The battery pack is clearly visible on X-ray, and the outline of a vibrator in the rectum can be seen. It was still vibrating when this person came to the emergency department.
Click to view original file

Media type: X-ray

REFERENCE:

MedscapeReference.com. Rectal Foreign Bodies.

Previous contributing editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor III, MD, Vice-Chief, Compliance Officer, Attending Physician Emergency Medicine Residency, Department of Emergency Medicine, Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital, University of South Carolina.


Last Editorial Review: 4/20/2012

Medical Author:



Read What Your Physician is Reading on Medscape

Foreign Body Removal, Rectum »

Anorectal foreign bodies are usually inserted transanally for sexual or medicinal purposes.

Read More on Medscape Reference »


Medical Dictionary