Confused doctors discovered a living ladybird moving around in a 59years old man’s intestine in US.
According to IFL Science, the 59-year-old guy went to a US hospital for a colonoscopy, which involves inserting a small camera into the rectum to examine the bowels more closely. The procedure which is been carried out on a regular basis to determine the source of gastrointestinal symptoms such as constipation or bleeding from the bottom.
However, doctors discovered a living ladybird in the 59year old man’s body, which made doctor Francis E. Dailey published “An Unusual Finding of a Ladybug during Screening Colonoscopy” as a case study in the American Journal of Gastroenterology.
“During screening colonoscopy of a 59-year-old man with no comorbidities, a ladybug was discovered in the transverse colon,” the case report states.
The “colonoscopy preparation may have allowed the bug escape from digestive enzymes in the stomach and upper small intestine,” according to the study.
According to the author, the patient was given “one gallon of polyethylene glycol” the night before the colonoscopy to help empty the intestines.