A long standing, much travelled rectal foreign body

Med J Aust. 1979 Jun 30;1(13):600. doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.1979.tb119391.x.


A case is reported of a plastic vibrator which was successfully removed from a 64-year-old male after having been resident in his rectum for a period of six months, during which time the patient endured a world trip, making it the longest standing, most travelled foreign body introduced into the rectum yet reported.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Foreign Bodies*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Rectum*
  • Time Factors
  • Travel