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IMAJ | volume

Journal 2, February 2000
pages: 129-131

Small Bowel Obstruction and Covered Perforation in Childhood Caused by Bizarre Bezoars and Foreign Bodies


    Background: Small bowel obstruction with perforation is an unusual and rare complication of bezoars.

    Objective: To describe our use of emergency laparotomy to treat intestinal obstruction caused by bizarre bezoars.

    Conclusions: An aggressive surgical approach to intestinal obstruction in the pediatric disabled or mentally retarded population is recommended.


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