The word “bezoar” corresponds to accumulation of undigestible foreign In the clinical practice, bezoars correspond to rare findings. Bezoar gástrico. Bezoar gástrico como complicación de la cirugía de obesidad mórbida. Caso clínico y revisión de la bibliografíaGastric food bezoar as a complication of bariatric. Request PDF on ResearchGate | On Jun 20, , Audel Pedroza and others published Bezoar gástrico de plástico como causa de.

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Given the large mass causing gastric outlet obstruction and compression of neighboring structures it was decided to undergo laparotomy. Clinical case A year old girl was admitted to the Department of Pediatrics with weight loss 5 kganorexia, epigastric abdominal pain and postprandial vomiting with 5 months duration.

In conclusion, breaking phytobezoars into pieces using Coca-Cola should be kept in mind as an easy to apply, cheap, and effective method for treatment. Huge gastric diospyrobezoars successfully treated by oral intake and endoscopic injection of Coca-Cola.

Treatment of gastric phytobezoars with Coca-Cola® given via oral route: a case report

Gastric phytobezoar following gastrectomy. Int J Gen Med. How gastico cite this article. All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License.

Other therapies include extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy, NdYaG laser and laparoscopic removal. Direct abdominal radiography showed colonic gas shadows.


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They are rare, with an estimated incidence of 0. Pathological examination of the materials removed during the first endoscopy revealed a material composed of herbal fibers and food residue. Gastroscopic removal of a phytobezoar. Surgical aspects of gastrointestinal persimmon phytobezoar treatment.

Food bolus — an uncommon cause of small intestinal obstruction. Oral feeding was started, and the patient was discharged and asked to return for a checkup after 1 week.

There are various predisposing factors for the development of gastrointestinal system phytobezoars. Although gezoar bezoars are rare conditions, and furthermore so plastic bezoars, it is important to take them into account as a rare cause of acute pancreatitis.

Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer. She was started on an iron therapy and encouraged to seek psychiatric evaluation if needed.

Footnotes Disclosures The authors report no conflicts of interest in relation to this work; specifically they have no affiliation and have received no payment from The Coca-Cola Company. Endoscopic and enzymatic treatment of gastric gastgico with acetylcysteine. The postoperative period was uneventful. The abdominal tomography scan and endoscopic examination revealed the presence of a bulky trichobezoar occupying almost the entire gastric lumen.

Surgical management was indicated once the diagnosis gqstrico confirmed. In the clinical practice, bezoars correspond to rare findings.

Upper gastrointestinal system endoscopy, as well as radiologic imaging methods such as direct abdominal radiography, barium-enhanced abdominal radiography, abdominal ultrasonography and computed abdominal tomography, is used for the diagnosis of gastrointestinal system phytobezoars.


On clinical examination she was pale and skinny. Accepted after revision July 4, Treatment of gastrointestinal system phytobezoars includes gastric lavage and endoscopic or surgical techniques. Gastric outlet obstruction caused by a dumbbell-shaped phytobezoar impacted in a deformed duodenal bulb.

Giant gastric trichobezoar: a case report and literature review

Erzurumlu K, Malazgirt Z et al. For patients with mild symptoms due to gastric bezoars, it is suggested initial treatment with chemical dissolution. Breaking gasstrico bezoar with Coca-Cola, which was first reported in by Ladas et al, has been performed in five patients and successful outcomes have been obtained by irrigating the stomach with three liters bezor Coca-Cola given through a nasogastric tube within 12 hours.

Gastric bezoar treated endoscopically with a carbonated beverage: The present report describes the case of a female, year-old patient with a bwzoar epigastric mass who was submitted to clinical and imaging investigation and subsequent surgical management.

The manner that treatment with Coca-Cola functions remains unclear and various opinions have been suggested. World J Gastroenterol ; Gastric phytobezoars may be treated by nasogastric Coca-Cola lavage. Her history revealed significant trichophagia for 2 years without evidence of alopecia or psychiatric history.