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

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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.