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Copyright ©2005 Baishideng Publishing Group Inc.
World J Gastroenterol. Mar 28, 2005; 11(12): 1813-1817
Published online Mar 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i12.1813
Table 3 Diagnostic procedures in the study.
Plain abdominal graphy (n = 32)
Gastric nonhomogenous mass26.25
Intestinal air and air-fluid levels1650
Ultrasonography (n = 10)
Intestinal dilatation and wall thickeness10100
Hyperechogenous gastric mass110
Barium studies (n = 13)
Filling defect in stomach or small intestines1184.61
(One of them diagnosed as bezoar)
CT-scan (n = 8)
Dilated intestinal loops675
Intraluminal masses with gas bubbles and hypodense areas
Endoscopy (n = 16) Bezoar is seen1381.25