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Cannabis body packing : a case report

William Ngatchou
Daniel Lemogoum
Basile Essola
Ahmed Ramadan
Michèle Ngassa
Virginie Guimfacq
Pierre Mols
Pierre Youatou Towo


Drug traffic is a major concern worldwide. We report a case of a 27-year old male who presented with a diffuse abdominal plain to the emergency department. Abdominal X-ray demonstrated multiple foreign bodies along the intestinal tract, which were found to be cannabis packets. The patient was treated conservatively with a good result.

The Pan African Medical Journal 2016;24

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