Radiological Case: Chronic Intestinal Perforation by a Wooden Toothpick, Complicated by Abscess Formation

Julia Gosis, MD; Michael Wright, MD; Christopher Kuzminski, MD


Appl Radiol. 2018;47(9):32-34. 

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Case Summary

A 40-year-old Hispanic male presented with a 2-day history of sharp right lower quadrant pain and subjective fevers. On physical exam, he was afebrile with normal vital signs. He was moderately tender in the right lower quadrant without guarding or rebound. Labs were notable for a leukocytosis of 17.7.