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Figure 3: Possible mechanisms of qat-induced intestinal obstruction. The delayed transit through the gastrointestinal tract is induced by the toxic effects of qat. When accompanied by extensive swallowing of qat particles, the mechanical block leads to a syndrome of subtotal mechanical obstruction

Figure 3: Possible mechanisms of qat-induced intestinal obstruction. The delayed transit through the gastrointestinal tract is induced by the toxic effects of qat. When accompanied by extensive swallowing of qat particles, the mechanical block leads to a syndrome of subtotal mechanical obstruction