Case Report: Phytobezoar Causing Gastric Outlet Obstruction as a Late Complication After Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch


Case report of a phytobezoar causing gastric outlet obstruction as a late complication after biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch, review of the literature and discussion of bezoars as a differential diagnosis in patients after bariatric surgery presenting with signs of intestinal obstruction.

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Zwicky, S., Inauen, W. & Pfefferkorn, U. Case Report: Phytobezoar Causing Gastric Outlet Obstruction as a Late Complication After Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch. OBES SURG 30, 3233–3235 (2020).

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  • Bezoar
  • Phytobezoar
  • Case report
  • Biliopancreatic diversion
  • Duodenal switch
  • Sleeve gastrectomy
  • Gastroscopy
  • Endoscopic fragmentation
  • Instestinal obstruction after bariatric surgery