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Keywords : Gossypiboma


GOSSYPIBOMA

M.Pauline Nivetha

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 7, Pages 6018-6020

The term “gossypiboma” is derived from the latin word “gossypium” cotton wool or cotton and the suffix “oma” meaning a tumor or growth and describe a collection within a patients’s body comprising a cotton matrix enclosed by a granuloma. A surgical instruments accidentally left inside the body during surgery is called a foreign body granuloma or a retainted foreign body. In many studies found that the majority common threat factors associated with “retained foreign bodies” are emergency operations, unexpected changes in operating procedures, and when operating on patients with “higher body-mass index.