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PAEDIATRIC GASTRO-DUODENAL FABRIC BEZOAR

@inproceedings{Patel2016PAEDIATRICGF,
  title={PAEDIATRIC GASTRO-DUODENAL FABRIC BEZOAR},
  author={R. Patel and S. Jayakumar and M. Upadhyaya and D. Drake},
  year={2016}
}
  • R. Patel, S. Jayakumar, +1 author D. Drake
  • Published 2016
  • An unusual case of paediatric fabric bezoar in a 5-year-old girl who presented with a history of pica and nonspecific symptoms of ill health of 4 weeks duration associated with pallor and failure to thrive is presented. Initial radiological investigations revealed a gastro-duodenal bezoar and an upper gastrointestinal endoscopy showed a bezoar made of multiple layers of interwoven fabric from ingestion of cloth threads. Exploratory laparotomy, gastrotomy and removal of the large gastro-duodenal… CONTINUE READING

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