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CASE REPORT
Year : 2008  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 48-51

Trichobezoar with small bowel obstruction in children: Two cases report


1 Department of Paediatric Surgery, University Hospital of Fez, Fez, Morocco
2 Department of Biophysics and Clinical MRI Methods, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, University of Fez, Fez, Morocco; Molecular Imaging Center, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Chiba, Japan
3 Department of Anesthesia and Reanimation, University Hospital of Fez, Fez Morocco

Correspondence Address:
S Boujraf
Department of Biophysics and Clinical MRI Methods, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, University of Fez, BP. 1893; Km 2.200, Sidi Hrazem Road, Fez 30000, Morocco

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DOI: 10.4103/0189-6725.41639

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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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