'Pantaloon' phytobezoar: An unusual cause of intestinal obstruction associated with Meckel's diverticulum

A. J. Mares, R. Finaly, J. Mordechai, A. Motovic

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Abstract

An unusual cause of small bowel obstruction associated with Meckel's diverticulum is described in two boys, aged 10 and 11 years. The causal factor was a phytobezoar lodged in the diverticulum in a Y-shaped 'pantaloon' fashion.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)683-685
Number of pages3
JournalIsrael Journal of Medical Sciences
Volume29
Issue number11
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1993
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Intestinal obstruction
  • Meckel's diverticulum
  • Phytobezoar

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Bioengineering

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