A gossypiboma masquerading as a mesenteric cyst

Bozkurt H., ÖĞÜT B.

MALAWI MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.33, no.1, pp.68-70, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.4314/mmj.v33i1.11
  • Title of Journal : MALAWI MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.68-70


Gossypiboma refers to foreign bodies left inside the body during surgery, such as sponges and gauze. These foreign bodies represent a significant cause of morbidity and mortality.