NCBI ROFL: Craft tips from PubMed: How to make a DIY cast of your rectum.

By ncbi rofl | October 3, 2012 7:00 pm

Rectal impaction with epoxy resin: A case report

“We describe a unique case of a patient presenting with rectal impaction following self-administration of a liquid used as masonry adhesive for anal sexual gratification. The solidified matter required laparotomy for its removal. Strategies for removing rectal foreign bodies are discussed as well as other consequences of inserting foreign material per rectum.”

Bonus figure from the full text:

Fig. 2. Specimen after extraction from the rectum.

Thanks to Cameron for today’s ROFL!

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