The journey of gastric phytobezoar followed by tomography.


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Olgun D. C. , Kayadibi Y. , Simsek O. , Karaduman Z.

Ulusal travma ve acil cerrahi dergisi = Turkish journal of trauma & emergency surgery : TJTES, cilt.20, ss.389-91, 2014 (SCI Expanded İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 20 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5505/tjtes.2014.59422
  • Dergi Adı: Ulusal travma ve acil cerrahi dergisi = Turkish journal of trauma & emergency surgery : TJTES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.389-91

Özet

Phytobezoars are a rare cause of intestinal obstruction.They are usually present in patients with predisposing factors such as previous gastric surgery, diabetes, and edentulousness. In this case report, an uncommon cause of intestinal obstruction due to the migration of gastric phytobezoar in a patient with no known predisposing factor is reported.