Case Report
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World J Gastrointest Endosc. Jan 16, 2011; 3(1): 20-22
Published online Jan 16, 2011. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v3.i1.20
Figure 1
Figure 1 A transnasal esophagogastroduodenal endoscopy identified a long and large gastric trichobezoar extending into the duodenum.
Figure 2
Figure 2 A standard gastroscope (GIFQ260; Olympus, Tokyo, Japan) was used for retrieval. A gasper with 5-prolongs (Olympus, Tokyo, Japan), commonly used for retrieval of polyps excised endoscopically, was used to retrieve the gastric trichobezoar.
Figure 3
Figure 3 A net for collecting the removed colorectal polyps was used instead of a grasper for endoscopic retrieval.
Figure 4
Figure 4 The retrieved specimens were 1. 8 cm × 3.2 cm × 34 cm in length and 100 g in weight.