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Gaceta Médica Boliviana

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MAITA QUISPE, Freddy; AVALOS SALAZA, Franz  and  PANOZO BORDA, Sindy Vanessa. Presurgical diagnosis of foreign bodies in abdomen: presentation of three cases. Gac Med Bol [online]. 2012, vol.35, n.1, pp.35-38. ISSN 1012-2966.

Foreign bodies are a group of pseudotumors caused by non-absorbable surgicalmaterial with no therapeutic effect forgotten during surgery, which can cause a serious problem of morbidity and mortality and lead to a legal médical problem, theclinical picture is highly variable triggers. No surgery is beyond the possibility of a foreign body in abdominal cavity; the continuous development of prophylac-tic measures is the most effective in achieving its demise. This work presents 3 casesshowing the main forms of clinical presentation, diagnosis and preoperativeultrasonographic primarily treatment of this pathology.

Keywords : foreignbody; abdomen.

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