A Rare and Unusual Presentation of Abdominal Pain in Young A
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Trichobezoars are an uncommon cause of acute abdominal pain. A bezoar refers to a mass of undigestible foreign material found in the gastrointestinal tract, mainly stomach. The second most common bezoar is the trichobezoar, which usually occurs in the young psychiatric female patients with history of trichotillomania and trichophagia. We reported a case of a 16 year-old young psychiatric female patient with frontal patchy alopecia admitted with history of recurrent abdominal pain, vomiting abdominal distension and weight loss. Endoscopy confirmed a large hair ball occupying whole of the stomach and CT abdomen was also suggestive of trichobezoar.....

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