Journal of Universal Surgery

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Department of general surgery A, CHU Hassan II FES, 30000, Morocco

  • Case Report   
    The body packers syndrome : management of asymptomatic cases
    Author(s): Dkhissi Yassine*, ElBouhaddouti H, Mouaqit O, Benjelloun E, Ousadden A and AIT Taleb K

    Introduction Drugs trafficking are a significant problem for many countries, Body packing is one of the common ways to traffic illicit drugs. Intra corporeal drug carriage may lead to potential life-threatening complications with acute overdose syndromes and death due to ruptured package and intestinal obstruction that requires an emergency intervention .Patient management may be adjusted based on clinical symptoms, toxicological data and employment of appropriate radiological procedures and techniques for accurate detection and precise diagnosis. The global support has been the subject of numerous publications and recent review. Case report We report cases of body packers that were detained at Fez International Airport under suspicion and brought to hospital for observation, all patients were a.. View More»

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