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Year : 2008  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 38-40

Terminal ileal trichophytobezoar with perforation: A rare presentation with review


Division of Pediatric Surgery, Geisinger Medical Center, 100 North Academy Ave, Danville, Pennsylvania, USA

Correspondence Address:
Devesh Sharma
2 Holly Court, Danville, PA-17821
USA
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-9261.42575

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Trichophytobezoars are uncommon foreign bodies, formed by hairs and vegetable matter with impacted food particles. We report an unusual case of a 5-year-old girl with large terminal ileal trichophytobezoar causing perforation peritonitis.






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