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Rectal Impaction Following Enema with Concrete Mix

Stephens Peter J. M.D.; Taff, Mark L. M.D.; Taff, Mark L.
The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology: June 1987
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This article describes an unusual rectal foreign body resulting from homosexual anal erotic activities. The patient had used an enema containing a concrete mix which became impacted and required surgical removal. The use, abuse, and complications of enemas are reviewed.

From the Muscatine General Hospital, Muscatine, Iowa (P.J.S.); and the Nassau County Medical Examiner's Office, East Meadow, New York (M.L.T.).

Address correspondence and reprint requests to Dr. Taff at the Nassau County Medical Examiner's Office, P.O. Box 160, East Meadow, NY 11554, U.S.A.

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