Techniques in Coloproctology

, Volume 14, Issue 3, pp 263–264 | Cite as

Two port laparoscopic-assisted removal of a migrating rectal foreign body

  • R. Durai
  • D. Biradhar
  • P. C. H. Ng
Trick of the Trade


A variety of rectal foreign bodies have been documented in the English literature. They are inserted for various reasons including social pleasure. Most of them can be removed manually per ano. Here, we report a case of a big soft foreign body in the recto-sigmoid, which required the assistance of laparoscopy to enable retrieval.


Laparoscopy Foreign body Sigmoid 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity Hospital LewishamLondonUK

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