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"Giant colonic bezoar:" a medication bezoar due to psyllium seed husks.

Authors
  • Agha, F P
  • Nostrant, T T
  • Fiddian-Green, R G
Type
Published Article
Journal
The American journal of gastroenterology
Publication Date
Apr 01, 1984
Volume
79
Issue
4
Pages
319–321
Identifiers
PMID: 6711534
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

A case of massive phytobezoar in the right colon due to psyllium seed husks causing complete gastric outlet obstruction by extrinsic compression is reported. The diagnostic dilemma of unusually large size of the bezoar and nonsurgical removal are unique features of this case.

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