TITLE

Invading plant material appearing as a colonic tumoural mass in a four-year-old girl

AUTHOR(S)
Mahjoub, Fatemeh; Kalantari, Mehdi; Tabarzan, Nargess; Moradi, Behnaz
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Tropical Doctor;Oct2008, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p253
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article, we report the invasive behaviour of a plant, not described before, which elicited a severe inflammatory response in the colonic wall, and was clinically diagnosed as a mass lesion in a four-year-old girl. Although rectal bezoars are the most frequent complications of ingested dried seeds, this plant behaviour should also be borne in mind in rare occassions.
ACCESSION #
70220040

 

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