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Intestinal perforation due to phytobezoar obstruction: a case report.

Authors
  • Karen, M
  • Moralioğlu, S
  • Menteş, B B
Type
Published Article
Journal
Acta Chirurgica Belgica
Publisher
Informa UK (Taylor & Francis)
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2008
Volume
108
Issue
3
Pages
360–361
Identifiers
PMID: 18710117
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Phytobezoars are uncommon causes of acute abdomen. We report a patient who presented with acute abdomen and who was intra-operatively diagnosed as having a small intestinal perforation due to an intestinal phytobezoar.

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