Symptoms & Signs
- Stomach upset or distress
- Gastric ulcers
Diagnosis & Tests
The child may have a lump in the abdomen that can be felt by the health care provider. A barium swallow x-ray will show the mass in the stomach, sometimes a scope is used (endoscopy) to directly view the bezoar.
Bezoar : Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors
Bezoar : Symptoms & Signs, Diagnosis & Tests
Bezoar : Treatment
Review Date : 8/2/2009
Reviewed By : Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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