International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | General Surgery | India | Volume 11 Issue 10, October 2022

A Case Report: Lithobezor in Children

Dr. Komal Kalariya | Dr. Ilias Juneja

Abstract: Bezoar is defined as the accumulation of undigested foreign bodies or nutrients in the gastrointestinal tract. These foreign bodies can be hair (trichobezoar), fibers or seeds of vegetables and fruits (phytobezoar), or remnants of milk (lactobezoar) and stones (lithobezoar)(2)(3). Lithobezoar, the accumulation of stones in the digestive tract, is commonly seen in stomach and the colon is the rarest site for accumulation. A 15-year-old male patient was admitted to our hospital with colicky abdominal pain and abdominal distention and vomiting. The case is presented to discuss the diagnostic and therapeutic features of partial colonic obstruction secondary to colonic lithobezoar accumulation then it was progressed to intestinal perforation and was manage surgically.

Keywords: Lithobezor, children, colonic obstruction

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 10, October 2022,

Pages: 504 - 506

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