oa South African Family Practice - The sign of the sparkling stool : peripheralia

Volume 50, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 2078-6190
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6204



There is now a whole catalogue of objects that patients or their friends (or enemies) have pushed up their bottoms. These objects range from money or recreational drugs (used for illicit purposes) to food, especially fruit and vegetables, to children's toys such as a model submarine (although we still await the aircraft carrier).

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