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An unusual late sequel to hysterectomy.
  1. Y. Hertzanu,
  2. J. Hurwitz


    A case is reported of a large infected foreign body granuloma associated with a retained non-opaque swab presenting 9 years after hysterectomy. An abdominal radiography and whole body computed tomography (CT) scanning demonstrated gas collections in a large abdominal mass. The case underlines the necessity for using radioopaque swabs in all surgical operations.

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