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Keywords: Phytobezoar
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Dig Surg (1987) 4 (3): 164–166.
Published Online: 05 November 2008
...Eugene Albu; Swaroup Nyshadham; Shanker Iyer; Paul H. Gerst An unusual case of high intestinal obstruction is presented. This obstruction resulted form impaction of a phytobezoar at the level of a congenital ileal mucosal septum, a type-I intestinal atresia. Patients with this condition have...
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Dig Surg (1994) 11 (1): 27–29.
Published Online: 05 November 2008
...Adrian Calik; Uzer Kucuktulu; Akif Cinel; Etem Alhan The word ‘bezoar’ is derived from the Arabic ‘badzehr’ which means antidote or counterpoison. Trichobezoars (hair) and phytobezoars (vegetable matter) may be found in the gastrointestinal tract of humans. In this case report we present two cases...
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Dig Surg (1998) 15 (1): 52–54.
Published Online: 26 January 1998
...Moshe Rubin; Mordechai Shimonov; Franklin Grief; Zeev Rotestein; Shlomo Lelcuk Phytobezoar is a well-known although uncommon cause of mechanical alimentary tract obstruction, mainly in patients who have undergone previous gastric operation. Between January 1988 and March 1995, we operated on 14...