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Processed meat, indeed

Shah J, Majed A, Rosin D. Rectal salami. Int J Clin Pract. 2002 Sep;56(7):558-9. You have no idea how hard I’m fighting the urge to make a ‘hide the salami’ joke right now.

Jail must really suck in Bulgaria

Losanoff JE, Kjossev KT. Gastrointestinal ‘crosses’. A new shade from an old palette. Arch Surg. 1996 Feb;131(2):166-9. Okay, so within a single week in January of 1993, five male prisoners from the same Bulgarian prison were hospitalized with perforations of their gastrointestinal tracts. The perforations were the result of the prisoners’ intentional ingestion of ‘crosses’…

GŁ;ndüz K, Celenk P, Kayipmaz S. An unusual foreign body (suturing needle) in the tonsillar region. J Contemp Dent Pract. 2004 Nov 15;5(4):148-54. There’s an awful lot of these. — Kominami M, Fujikawa A, Tamura T, Naoi Y, Horikawa O. Retained surgical sponge in the thigh: report of the third known case in the limb.…