Gastrointestinal complications are described frequently after preparation of patients for bone marrow transplantation (BMT). Two patients who underwent BMT developed complications due to gastrointestinal bezoars. One patient developed intestinal obstruction, which necessitated emergency surgery, and the other patient had a gastric bezoar, which caused vomiting. The diagnosis and treatment of this rare complication after BMT are described.
|Original language||American English|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Bone Marrow Transplantation|
|State||Published - 1989|