Case Control Study
Copyright ©The Author(s) 2016.
World J Gastrointest Surg. Oct 27, 2016; 8(10): 679-684
Published online Oct 27, 2016. doi: 10.4240/wjgs.v8.i10.679
Table 1 Table showing types of retained rectal foreign bodies
Retained rectal objectsFrequencyPercentage (%)
Apple fruit14
Glass jar28
Nail vanish bottle14
Sex toy (dildo)520
Sex vibrator1248
Denture (accidentally ingested and retained in the rectum)14
Roll on deodorant bottle28
Ceramic candle holder14
Table 2 Reasons for retained rectal foreign bodies
Reasons for insertion of retained rectal foreign bodyFrequencyPercentage (%)
Self erotism936
Partner erotism1352
Self-massage of rectal prolapse14
Accidental ingestion of denture14
Table 3 Table showing published trend in retained rectal foreign body
Ref.Study yearsNo of casesAverage cases per yearM:F ratio
Huag et al[14]1979-2000 (21 yr)100.4810:00
Lake et al[4]1993-2002 (10 yr)878.717:01
Clarke et al[13]1995-2005 (10 yr)131.313:00
Rodríguez-Hermosa et al[7]1997-2004 (8 yr)303.7515:01
Ayantunde et al[8]2001-2004 (4 yr)16415:01
Safioleas et al[5]1971-2006 (25 yr)341.366:1
Coskun et al[6]1999-2009 (10 yr)151.515:00
Ayantunde et al2008-2012 (5 yr)2552:1