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Indications for Surgical Removal of a Foreign Body in the Rectosigmoid Colon

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

A foreign body in the rectosigmoid colon often can be removed through the anus. However, it may be necessary to perform a celiotomy to remove some objects that cannot be retrieved by other ways or to manage complications.

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