A bezoar attributed to enriched calcium or casein content in some formulas prepared for premature infants.
[lacto- + bezoar]
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The differential diagnosis of enterolithiasis includes calcified abscess, possibly due to Crohn's disease, possibly ingested foreign body, phytobezoar, trichobezoar, lactobezoar or pharmacobezoar, calcified neoplasm, undescendant testicle, teratoma, and abscess due to Crohn's disease [1].
The classification of bezoars depends on their composition: trichobezoar includes hair; phytobezoar, vegetable matter such as skin, seeds, and fiber; lactobezoar, undigested milk curd; and lithobezoar, mud and stones.
Gastric perforation caused by a lactobezoar in an infant: a case report.
(1,2,3,4) They are classified into different types: Phytobezoar, Trichobezoar, Lactobezoar, and Hard concretions.
Lactobezoar occurs in low birth weight infants fed with concentrated milk and formulas in the first week of life, pharmacobezoar occurs due the use of concentrated drug formulas (cholestyramine and kayexalate); and food bezoars occur due to the use of concentrated food formulas.
[1] In humans, bezoars may be composed of vegetable fibres (phytobezoar), persimmon fibres (diospyrobezoar), human hair (trichobezoar), milk products (lactobezoar) or drugs (pharmacobezoar).
Klein-Franke et al., "Gastric lactobezoar --a rare disorder?," Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases, vol.
Bezoars can be classified in four types: phytobezoar (vegetable); trichobezoar (hair); lactobezoar (milk/curd) and miscellaneous (fungus, sand, paper, etc).
Bezoar may be classified as Trichobezoar (mass of hair), Phytobezoar (vegetable fiber), Diospyrobezoar (persimmons), Lactobezoar (inspissated milk), Pharmacobezoar (tablets/semiliquid mass of drugs) & miscellaneous (1, 8, 10).
Four major types of bezoars include phytobezoar (derived from plant materials), trichobezoar (hair ball), lactobezoar (milk-curds), and pharmacobezoar (medications).
Lactobezoars: Resulting from milk proteins in artificial products, including sodium polystyrene sulfonate (Kayexalate), cholestyramine and antacids