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Diabetics, Beware of Bezoars!

June 27, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Diabetes, Disease & Illness

Article by Lynn Woods A bezoar is a mass of hardened, undigested food or other material trapped in the digestive system, usually the stomach. Bezoars can also form in the large intestine, the trachea, and the esophagus (especially in children). The word “bezoar” comes from the Persian for “protection from poison”. Bezoars from animals were …

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