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Journal of Medicine and Life Science 2016;13(1):14-18.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.22730/jmls.2016.13.1.14    Published online December 18, 2018.
조기 위암의 Billroth I 수술 후 반복적인 수술 문합부 협착과 십이지장 식물위석 1예
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Recurrent Duodenal Stricture and Phytobezoar after Billroth I Operation of Early Gastric Cancer: A Case Report
Joon Kyu Lim, Hyun Joo Song, Min Jung Kim
Correspondence:  Hyun Joo Song,
Abstract
Phytobezoars are conglomerates of non-digestible vegetable matter in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract that may be insidious or symptomatic with general GI manifestations. One of the predisposing factors of phytobezoars is gastric surgery. They can develop at any site of the gastrointestinal tract; however, duodenal phytobezoar following gastric surgery has been rarely reported. Small intestinal bezoars often cause small bowel obstruction and ileus. We report a case of recurrent duodenal stricture and phytobezoar which was detected following Billroth I operation for early gastric cancer.
Key Words: Billroth I; Early Gastric Cancer; Phytobezoar
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