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Woman Suffers Severe Abdominal Pain

Jun 27, 2017

Woman Suffers Severe Abdominal Pain, This Is What Doctors Found Inside Her Stomach!

Bezoar is a term used to describe a mass of foreign material found in the stomach and occasionally in the intestine. The most common bezoars consist of plant material is called phytobezoars. However, in the following case, it is not plants which are found but a bunch of metals. This rare condition is called metalbezoar.
A 43-year-old female has been suffering abdominal pain and vomiting for 10 days. When doctors checked her out, they were baffled to see foreign objects inside her.

Nails, pens, spoon, woods, hair, metal chain and toothbrush were extracted from her stomach.

Bezoars generally occur in emotionally disturbed, depressed, or mentally retarded patients. Therefore, psychiatric evaluation and therapy are needed to prevent a recurrence. Only few cases of metalbezoars have been reported worldwide.

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