Bezoar

Etiology

  • Build up of undigested material that fills stomach and cant be dissolved or passed along→ e.g. hair
  • Fills up stomach/takes up space

Risk Factors

  • Gastroparesis
  • Chronic ingestion undigestible materials

Symptoms

  • Early satiety
  • Slowly progressive epigastric discomfort
  • Leading to n, v, wt loss