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[Bodypackers syndrome. A case report and review of the literature].

Annali italiani di chirurgia 82(4):323 (2011) PMID 21834486

With the term Body packers we identify people who carry drugs hidden in their bodies especially on international flights. These event are constantly increasing all over the world. The accidental spontaneous opening of the drug packers is the major risk for patient's life, because the release cocaine inside the bowel can stir up the Body packers Syndrome. This eventuality is a medical surgical emergency that needs a wel timed diagnosis and a sudden treatment.