Volume 8, Number 24 (9-2001)                   RJMS 2001, 8(24): 175-178 | Back to browse issues page


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Ghafoori M. SMALL BOWEL OBSTRUCTION DUE TO PRUNE PITS INGESTION IN A PATIENT WITH REGIONAL ENTERITIS: A CASE REPORT. RJMS. 2001; 8 (24) :175-178
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 The causes of small bowel obstruction are very different and one of the intraluminal causes are enteroliths which are found in Patients who have chronic obstruction of the bowel, such as regional enteritis.

  The patient is a 41 year-old male with 12 year history of regional enteritis which presented with acute bowel obstruction in X-Ray studies. Eliptical calcifications with pointed ends and radiolucent center in RLQ has been observed and enteroliths due to prune pits ingestion has been diagnosed as a cause of obstruction.

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