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Table 2 Reported cases of transmural migration of gossypiboma into the gastrointestinal organs according to the impacted gastrointestinal organs: review of the selected literature (2000–2013)

From: Intractable duodenal ulcer caused by transmural migration of gossypiboma into the duodenum - a case report and literature review

The impacted gastrointestinal organs No. of patients References
Stomach 5 [9, 19, 2729]
Duodenum 7 [2, 48, 26]
Small intestine 23 [7, 914, 19, 20, 2745]
Colon 5 [15, 4649]
Small intestine and colon 3 [16, 17, 50]
Rectum 3 [1, 18, 48]