Straightening dental wire twists intestines of a woman—a decade later

Enlarge / The CT scan reveals the wire (small white line in center) that was causing the woman’s abdominal pain.

a gory picture of it. Warning: it’s gory. But if you look closely, you can see the thin metal wire being held by the tweezers).

Luckily, now that the wire is out, the woman is expected to make a full recovery.

BMJ Case Reports, 2017. DOI: 10.1136/bcr-2017-221152  (About DOIs).

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