Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
                                                   Official journal of the Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons                           
Year : 2008  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 38--40

Terminal ileal trichophytobezoar with perforation: A rare presentation with review


Ronald Scorpio, Devesh Sharma 
 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

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.


How to cite this article:
Scorpio R, Sharma D. Terminal ileal trichophytobezoar with perforation: A rare presentation with review.J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg 2008;13:38-40


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Scorpio R, Sharma D. Terminal ileal trichophytobezoar with perforation: A rare presentation with review. J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg [serial online] 2008 [cited 2021 Jun 25 ];13:38-40
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