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Table 3 Distribution of clinical signs in 15 patients with gossypiboma

From: Incidence, root cause, and outcomes of unintentionally retained intraabdominal surgical sponges: a retrospective case series from two hospitals in Togo

Abdominal pain 13
Fever 6
Cessation of flatus and bowel movement 5
Abdominal tenderness 4
Vomiting 3
Wound sinus 3
Abdominal mass 2
Enterocutaneous fistula 2