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Afr J Paediatr Surg. 2008 Jan-Jun;5(1):48-51. doi: 10.4103/0189-6725.41639.

Trichobezoar with small bowel obstruction in children: two cases report.

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Department of Paediatric Surgery, University Hospital of Fez, Fez, Morocco.

Abstract

A trichobezoar is a mass of cumulated hair within the gastrointestinal tract. Stomach is the common site of occurrence. Intestinal obstruction due to trichobezoar is extremely rare. The authors report two cases of a trichobezoar obstructing the terminal ileum in one and the jejunum in another.

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19858666
DOI:
10.4103/0189-6725.41639
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