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Colonic phytobezoar
  1. S-J Lee1,
  2. S-J Chu2,
  3. S-H Tsai2
  1. 1Department of Emergency Medicine, Hua-Lieu Armed Forces General Hospital, Hua-Lieu, Taiwan, Republic of China
  2. 2Department of Emergency Medicine, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
  1. Correspondence to:
 S-H Tsai
 Department of Emergency Medicine, Tri-Service General Hospital, 325, Sec 2, Cheng-Kung Road, Neihu 114, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China;tsaishihung{at}

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