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Case Report-An unusual diagnosis of a gastric phytobezoar in a middle aged woman.
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  • Rumbidzai Chineka,
  • Tongesai Mukosera,
  • Narcisious Dzvanga,
  • Brian Gwanda
Rumbidzai Chineka
United Bulawayo Hospitals
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Tongesai Mukosera
United Bulawayo Hospitals
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Narcisious Dzvanga
United Bulawayo Hospitals
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Brian Gwanda
United Bulawayo Hospitals
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Abstract

A phytobezoar occurring in the stomach is uncommon. The most frequent symptoms are dyspepsia, abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting. It is an important differential to remember in those patients with risk factors for developing phytobezoars, as phytobezoars can be managed conservatively in most cases.

Peer review status:ACCEPTED

26 Jan 2021Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
27 Jan 2021Submission Checks Completed
27 Jan 2021Assigned to Editor
03 Feb 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
04 Feb 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
04 Feb 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
12 Feb 20211st Revision Received
01 Mar 2021Submission Checks Completed
01 Mar 2021Assigned to Editor
01 Mar 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
07 Mar 2021Editorial Decision: Accept