Phytobezoar formation: a new complication of cimetidine therapy.

  title={Phytobezoar formation: a new complication of cimetidine therapy.},
  author={Trent W. Nichols},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  volume={95 1},
  • T. Nichols
  • Published 1 July 1981
  • Medicine
  • Annals of internal medicine
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