Case Report
Copyright ©2006 Baishideng Publishing Group Co.
World J Gastroenterol. Apr 21, 2006; 12(15): 2464-2465
Published online Apr 21, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i15.2464
Figure 1
Figure 1 A plain abdominal radiograph showing a characteristic toothbrush image with parallel rows of short metallic radiodensities in the right upper quadrant (arrow).
Figure 2
Figure 2 Abdominal computed tomography (CT) imaging. A: A metallic density in the ascending colon (arrow); B: A low density lesion penetrating the lateral section of the liver (arrow).
Figure 3
Figure 3 Shaft of a toothbrush penetrating the proximal transverse colon and the lateral section of the liver (arrow).
Figure 4
Figure 4 Extracted 20 cm toothbrush.