Surgeons put their butts on the line
Doctors are warning of a potential 'fire in the hole' situation after having to surgically remove a can of deodorant lodged inside their patient's rectum.
Recounting the tale in BMJ Case Reports, they cautioned the extremely rare foreign body could pose a serious safety hazard in the surgical setting.
The 21-year-old man had presented to them with a one-day history of abdominal pain but no signs or symptoms of peritonitis.
His memory of the incident was a little hazy, reporting that "two unknown people" had inserted the