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Esophageal bezoar in a patient with achalasia: case report and literature review.
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PMID:  20479921     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Esophageal bezoars are rare, but are recognized as a distinct clinical entity. They are known to occur in patients with esophageal structural and functional abnormalities, but only a few cases of the development of esophageal bezoars in patients with esophageal motility disorders have only been described. We report a rare case of an esophageal bezoar that developed in a patient with achalasia, and review the literature concerning esophageal bezoars associated with esophageal motility disorders.
Authors:
Ki Hoon Kim; Suck Chei Choi; Geom Seog Seo; Yong Sung Kim; Chang Soo Choi; Chong Ju Im
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-03-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  Gut and liver     Volume:  4     ISSN:  2005-1212     ISO Abbreviation:  Gut Liver     Publication Date:  2010 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-18     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2013-11-13    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101316452     Medline TA:  Gut Liver     Country:  Korea (South)    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  106-9     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Internal Medicine, Digestive Disease Research Institute, Wonkwang University School of Medicine, Iksan, Korea.
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