Small bowel obstruction caused by a medication bezoar: Report of a case

@article{Tatekawa2004SmallBO,
  title={Small bowel obstruction caused by a medication bezoar: Report of a case},
  author={Yukihiro Tatekawa and Katsunori Nakatani and Hisashi Ishii and Shuuichi Paku and Minoru Kasamatsu and Nao Sekiya and Hiroshige Nakano},
  journal={Surgery Today},
  year={2004},
  volume={26},
  pages={68-70}
}
We report herein the rare case of a 26-year-old woman who developed a small-bowel obstruction caused by a medication “bezoar” or enterolith, following the long-term ingestion of magnesium oxide cathartics for constipation. Medication bezoars resulting from laxatives or cathartics have rarely been reported and we were only able to find two other such cases in the literature. 
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