Deva Pon Pushpam. I, Frank J. C
Deva Pon Pushpam. I1, Frank J. C2
1Associate Professor, Bee Enn College of Nursing, Chak Bhalwal, Jammu – 181122
2Principal, Bee Enn College of Nursing, Chak Bhalwal, Jammu – 181122
Volume - 11,
Issue - 4,
Year - 2023
Gossypiboma, otherwise called as Textiloma in which a surgical sponge or a cotton swab is unintentionally left behind in the surgical wound. This is an uncommon surgical complication and are under reported because of the medicolegal implications. It is most commonly diagnosed in the intra-abdominal cavity and is also reported in the thorax, extremities, breast and central nervous system. The diagnosis of gossypiboma may cause embarrassment, humiliation, loss of job and medicolegal suits1.
Cite this article:
Deva Pon Pushpam. I, Frank J. C. Gossypiboma. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2023; 11(4):328-0. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2023.00073
Deva Pon Pushpam. I, Frank J. C. Gossypiboma. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2023; 11(4):328-0. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2023.00073 Available on: https://ijneronline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2023-11-4-12
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