Case Report
Copyright ©The Author(s) 2024.
World J Clin Cases. Jun 26, 2024; 12(18): 3603-3608
Published online Jun 26, 2024. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v12.i18.3603
Figure 1
Figure 1 Initial gastroscopy images. A: A large phytobezoar in the gastric lumen; B: A superficial ulcer in the stomach.
Figure 2
Figure 2 Equipment used during surgery. A: A pre-sterilized tennis ball cord; B: A freely adjustable coil consisting of a tennis ball cord and an endoscope; C: An assistant helping to fix the tennis ball cord outside the mirror body.
Figure 3
Figure 3 Treatment of the gastric phytobezoar. A: A huge gastric phytobezoar strangulated with the tennis ball cord; B: A gastric phytobezoar less than 2 cm in diameter strangulated with a trap; C: A tiny gastric phytobezoar after lithotripsy, which can be excreted through the intestine.
Figure 4
Figure 4 Gastroscopy was repeated 3 d after lithotripsy. A: All the gastric phytobezoars had been expelled; B: Healing of the gastric ulcer.