CT of small bowel obstruction secondary to a cocaine-filled condom

Gregory Chaljub, Rajeev K. Shah, David Limon, Orhan S. Ozkan, Santiago Marroquin

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    Abstract

    Drug smuggling is prevalent in our society. It is now frequently seen in the emergency room as an acute life-threatening emergency. The following case describes one such patient with an emphasis on the CT findings in these cases.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)333-335
    Number of pages3
    JournalEmergency Radiology
    Volume9
    Issue number6
    StatePublished - Dec 1 2002

    Keywords

    • Abdominal pain
    • Cocaine
    • CT findings
    • Double condom sign
    • Drug smuggling
    • Intussusception

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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    Chaljub, G., Shah, R. K., Limon, D., Ozkan, O. S., & Marroquin, S. (2002). CT of small bowel obstruction secondary to a cocaine-filled condom. Emergency Radiology, 9(6), 333-335.