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Int J Surg Case Rep


Trichobezoar in a young girl caused by ingestion of bristles brush for more than a decade: A case report.


Al-Mouakeh A, Shashaa M N, Brimo Alsaman M Z, Zazo A, Alkarrash M S, Zazo R, Niazi A
Int J Surg Case Rep. 2019; 61:48-50.
PMID: 31323484.


Trichobezoar is a rare cause of bowel obstruction. In general, Trichobezoars are composed of hair and usually found incidentally in patients undergoing upper gastrointestinal endoscopy or imaging. Patients diagnosed with Trichobezoar may have psychiatric disorders.