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2020 May 05

J Pediatr Surg

Gastrointestinal trichobezoar: An experience with 17 cases.


Mirza M B, Talat N, Saleem M
J Pediatr Surg. 2020 May 05.
PMID: 32467033.


Trichobezoar is an exceedingly rare entity in children and mimics other chronic ailments such as abdominal tuberculosis or malignancy. Delayed diagnosis and management result in various complications. The study was conducted to describe our experience with 17 consecutive cases of gastrointestinal tract (GIT) trichobezoars.