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Extremely rare case of extrahepatic duct phytobezoar treated with intraoperative transenteral endoscopy.
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PMID:  25114890     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Phytobezoar is a rare cause of gastro-intestinal tract obstruction. Common sites of phytobezoar are the stomach and small bowel. Naturally, extrahepatic duct phytobezoar is near impossible due to anatomical structure and location such as ampulla of vater, common bile duct and bifurcation of bile duct. Here, we present an extremely rare case of extrahepatic duct phytobezoar that resulted in abdominal pain. We successfully treated the case with extraoperative transenteral endoscopic removal of phytobezoar. For its great rarity and particular treatment approach, we report this case with review of literature.
Authors:
Jung Min Bae; Yong Kook Lee
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2014-07-29
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of surgical treatment and research     Volume:  87     ISSN:  2288-6575     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Surg Treat Res     Publication Date:  2014 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-08-12     Completed Date:  2014-08-12     Revised Date:  2014-08-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101622895     Medline TA:  Ann Surg Treat Res     Country:  Korea (South)    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  100-3     Citation Subset:  -    
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