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Table 1 Summary of the information of 22 cases in the literature

From: Giant peritoneal loose body in the pelvic cavity confirmed by laparoscopic exploration: a case report and review of the literature

Author Published year Gender Age Symptoms Size of PLB (mm) Weight of PLB (g) Surgical methods
Mohri et al. [1] 2007 M 73 years Abdominal pain 95 × 75 × 66 220 Open
Hedawoo and Wagh [2] 2010 M 65 years Abdominal pain 95 × 86 - Open
Murat and Gettman [3] 2004 M 47 years Pelvic pain 35 × 28 × 25 - Laparoscopy
Bhandarwar et al. [4] 1996 M 65 years Acute retention of urine 90 × 80 210 Open
Shepherd [5] 1951 M 79 years Acute retention of urine 70 × 55 - Open
Sewkani et al. [6] 2011 M 64 years Abdominal pain 70 × 50 74 Open
Ghosh et al. [7] 2006 M 63 years Intestinal obstruction 58 × 45 × 37 and 52 × 45 × 37 - Open
Kao et al. [8] 2010 F 69 years Intestinal obstruction 40 × 30 × 23 - Open
Kogao et al. [10] 2010 F 33 years Infertility 30 × 20 - Laparoscopy
Gayer and Petrovitch [12] 2011 M 59 years Incidental 30 - Untreated
Nomura et al. [13] 2003 M 63 years Incidental 50 × 40 × 30 - Laparoscopy
Asabe et al. [14] 2005 F 2 months Urinary tract infection 30 - Laparoscopy
Kim et al. [15] 2013 M 50 years Incidental 75 × 70 × 68 160 Laparoscopy
Sahadev and Nagappa [16] 2014 M 52 years Abdominal pain 70 × 60 - Laparoscopy
Jang et al. [17] 2012 M 60 years Incidental 45 × 40 × 30 - Laparoscopy
Nozu and Okumuta [18] 2012 M 67 years Incidental 40 - Untreated
Burns and James [19] 1969 F 33 years Incidental 18 × 13 - Open
Maekawa [20] 2013 M 58 years Incidental 20 - Open
Makineni et al. [21] 2014 M 52 years Abdominal discomfort 60 - Open
Allam et al. [22] 2013 M 77 years Abdominal pain 17 - Untreated
Huang et al. [23] 2011 M 55 years Intestinal obstruction - - Open
Takada et al. [24] 1998 M 79 years Incidental 70 × 60 and 70 × 60 78 and 66 Open
  1. PLB, peritoneal loose body.