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an extractor consisting of a pair of pincers used in medical treatment (especially for the delivery of babies)

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X-ray KUB REGION to our great surprise showed a radio opaque surgical instrument most probably allis forceps [shown in fig1].
An Allis forceps was placed through the 2nd lumen to hold the papilla to assist in cannulation if needed (Figures 1(d) and 1(e)).
Allis forceps were used to grasp the growth with slight traction (Fig.
The dermoid was grasped at its upper surface with an allis forceps and slightly pulled up.