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Can bezoars be caused by other illnesses?

People with diabetes are more likely to develop bezoars. This is because people with diabetes can sometimes have a syndrome in which not all of their food leaves the stomach. The food that remains in the stomach can accumulate and form into a mass, or bezoar.

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