phytobezoar


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phytobezoar

 [fi″to-be´zor]
a bezoar composed of vegetable fibers.

phy·to·be·zoar

(fī'tō-bē'zōr),
A gastric concretion formed of vegetable fibers, with the seeds and skins of fruits, and sometimes starch granules and fat globules.
Synonym(s): food ball
[phyto- + bezoar]

phy·to·be·zoar

(fī'tō-bē'zōr)
A gastric concretion formed of vegetable fibers, with the seeds and skins of fruits, and sometimes starch granules and fat globules.
Synonym(s): food ball.
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However, it is not as effective in treating trichobezoar as in case of phytobezoar.
The gastric phytobezoar was fragmented endoscopically with a standard oval 30 mm polypectomy snare and the transmission of high electric current flow (70 watts), in 5 cycles of 10 minutes each.
Phytobezoar with in Meckel's diverticulum: an unusual cause of intestinal obstruction.
Twenty patients with a diagnosis of phytobezoar were included in this study.
[7] The most frequent type of bezoar in adults is phytobezoar, while trichobezoar is more often found in children and teenage girls.
Phytobezoar formation and food Boli following gastric surgery.
The most common type of bezoar is a phytobezoar, which consists of the fibrous portion of fruits and vegetables.
[1] In humans, bezoars may be composed of vegetable fibres (phytobezoar), persimmon fibres (diospyrobezoar), human hair (trichobezoar), milk products (lactobezoar) or drugs (pharmacobezoar).
Doctors say that it is highly effective at dealing with a condition known as gastric phytobezoar, which is a stomach blockage that, unless successfully removed or destroyed, could lead to a bowel obstruction.
Cloney, "Resolution of a phytobezoar with Aldoph's Meat Tenderizer," Pharmacotherapy, vol.
Ng, "Small bowel obstruction due to phytobezoar: CT diagnosis," Abdominal Imaging, vol.