Gastrointestinal phytobezoars in Africans.

  title={Gastrointestinal phytobezoars in Africans.},
  author={Antony C Wicks and Giles E Thomas and David J. Clain},
  journal={The American journal of gastroenterology},
  volume={64 5},
Fourteen gastrointestinal phytobezoars are presented. There have not been previous reports in Africans. Eleven were gastric and mimicked wither peptic ulceration or carcinoma of the stomach. The classical barium meal appearance of a mobile filing defect was present in the majority but a confident diagnois of carcinoma of the stomach was made in two cases in… CONTINUE READING