Gossipyboma in the Breast: A Rare Case Report

Onder Yeniceri, Pinar Balci, Nesat Cullu, Mehmet Deveer


The term gossipyboma is used to define surgical sponges left in the body after an operation. As the area where the procedure is made is small and the surgeon is generally in control of the surgical area, this is a rare occurrence in the breast. Although there may be imaging findings which have been generated due to reactions, there are very few diagnostic findings for gossipyboma and some cases can be confusing. The case is presented here of gossipyboma found in the breast of a 65-year-old patient.

J Med Cases. 2014;5(3):140-142
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc1690e


Breast; Gossipyboma; Mammography; Ultrasonography

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