n South African Journal of Surgery - The lithopedion - an unusual cause of an abdominal mass : case report
|Article Title||The lithopedion - an unusual cause of an abdominal mass : case report|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||South African Journal of Surgery|
|Affiliations||1 Kimberley Hospital Complex, 2 Kimberley Hospital Complex, 3 Kimberley Hospital Complex, 4 Kimberley Hospital Complex and 5 Kimberley Hospital Complex|
|Publication Date||Aug 2011|
|Pages||140 - 141|
We report the rare case of a lithopedion in an asymptomatic 69-year-old woman. Diagnosis was confirmed by plain abdominal X-ray. In view of the patient's age and symptomatology, we opted for conservative management with regular abdominal examination and imaging.
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