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Case #22: 'Cork' Foreign Body
Species: Canine
Breed: Labrador Retriever
Age: 7-year-old
Sex: Male, Intact
Patient presented to the Veterinary Medical Center on emergency for a history of vomiting and diarrhea. Initial radiographs revealed an object which appeared to be within the intestinal tract. This object had the radiographic appearance of a 'corn-cob'.

Patient returned the next day for a pneumocolonogram to determine if the object was within the transverse colon or was within the small intestinal tract. 

Surgery revealed the 'cork' top from a wine bottle.


Survey lateral abdomen Survey VD abdomen Lateral post pneumocolonogram VD post pneumocolonogram

[Read Radiology Report]

Foreign Object:

'Cork' Top

Diagnosis:   Cork Foreign Body

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