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Case Reports in Pediatrics
Volume 2013, Article ID 854975, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/854975
Case Report

Intestinal Obstruction due to Colonic Lithobezoar: A Case Report and a Review of the Literature

Department of General Surgery, Nevşehir State Hospital, 50000 Nevsehir, Turkey

Received 12 December 2012; Accepted 1 January 2013

Academic Editors: J. Kobr and P. Strisciuglio

Copyright © 2013 Metin Şenol et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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