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Bezoar

Aka: Bezoar
  1. Pathophysiology
    1. Mass of hair, fibers, and other indigestible materials
    2. Found in Stomach or Intestine
    3. Higher risk with Gastroparesis or Delayed Gastric Emptying
  2. Symptoms
    1. Nausea or Vomiting
    2. Constipation alternating with Diarrhea
    3. Epigastric Pain and bloating
  3. Signs
    1. Palpable upper abdominal mass
  4. Diagnosis
    1. Upper GI
      1. Displacement of barium by mass
      2. May show radiopaque materials in Bezoar
    2. Endoscopy (EGD)
      1. Mass of hair, vegetable fibers, seeds and materials

Bezoars (C0005332)

Definition (MSH) Concretions of swallowed hair, fruit or vegetable fibers, or similar substances found in the alimentary canal.
Concepts Substance (T167)
MSH D001630
SnomedCT 50568007
Swedish Besoar
Czech žaludeční kámen, bezoáry
Finnish Besoaari
Russian TRIKHOBEZOARY, BEZOARY, VOLOSIANAIA OPUKHOL', VOLOSIANYE SHARY, БЕЗОАРЫ, ВОЛОСЯНАЯ ОПУХОЛЬ, ВОЛОСЯНЫЕ ШАРЫ, ТРИХОБЕЗОАРЫ
English bezoars, bezoar, Bezoar, Bezoar (morphologic abnormality), Bezoars, Bezoar, NOS
Polish Kamienie jelitowe włosiane, Kamienie jelitowe roślinne, Bezoary
Norwegian Bezoar
Spanish bezoar (anomalía morfológica), bezoar, Bezoares
French Bézoards, Phytobézoards
German Bezoare
Italian Bezoarii
Dutch Bezoar
Portuguese Bezoares
Sources
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)


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