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Gastric trichobezoar: Food for thought

N Maharaj, P Naidoo, V Naidu, J Maharaj

Abstract


A bezoar is an agglomeration of food or indigestible foreign material in the gastro-intestinal tract. It is an uncommon cause of abdominal
symptomatology and can result in intestinal obstruction.This report is of an adolescent girl with a history of abdominal distension and trichophagia.



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