An Unusual Cause of Anal Pain: A Miracle Journey of Fish Bone Down the Gut

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Jeyaratnam Jeyaprakasam

Abstract

Very few cases had been reported on accidental ingestion of foreign bodies especially fish bones. Herein, I report a case of acute anal pain secondary to accidental ingestion of a fish bone. A 64-year-old man presented with anal pain to our health clinic. He claimed he has eaten fish a day prior to our clinic visit. Upon examination, there was a tip of a fish bone piercing through the anal verge tissue. The fish bone was removed without any complication and patient was discharged well. A long fish bone could potentially cause harm if not detected earlier and treated accordingly. To the best of my knowledge, this is the first case reported in my health clinic.

Keywords:
Anal pain, fish bone, foreign body, rectum, swallowed bone

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Jeyaprakasam, J. (2021). An Unusual Cause of Anal Pain: A Miracle Journey of Fish Bone Down the Gut. Asian Journal of Medical Case Reports, 3(2), 1-4. Retrieved from https://globalpresshub.com/index.php/AJMCR/article/view/1230
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Case Reports

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