Un raro caso di Occlusione Intestinale:Fitobezoar

Giovanni Tomasello, Alfonso Maiorana, Tomasello, Alessandra Ciulla, Salvatore Damiani

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[automatically translated] The authors report a case of a patient of 62 years suffering from gastric fitobezoar, subjected to fragmentation and removal endoscopically. At 36 hours between the execution of this method, the patient experienced the onset of an occlusive syndrome. The abdominal CT examination showed the fast and the first ileal loops sovradistese after administration of contrast medium orally. In the lumen of ileal loop, downstream, is highlighted the presence of an inhomogeneous formation, the 2,5x4 cm diameter in which context detecting a smaller gas bubbles, to report in 1 ° hypothesis to bezoar. The patient was then subjected to surgery of enterotomy and removal of the intraluminal material consists of a single piece of hard material (fitobezoar).
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)111-113
Number of pages3
JournalMinerva Medica
Publication statusPublished - 2004

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery

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