Carmen Torrijos C

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Rapunzel syndrome or gastrointestinal trichobezoar is caused by hair ingestion. The diagnosis may be suspected in young females with important weight loss, who deny hair eating. We report a 16 year-old female consulting in the emergency room for abdominal pain. She was subjected to an exploratory laparotomy and a big mass was palpated in the stomach. A(More)
We report a 64 year-old male, living in a rural area, with a history of a thyroid nodule subjected to a fine needle aspiration 18 years ago. He consulted this time for a goiter associated to dyspnoea and dysphagia. A chest X-ray and a neck CAT scan showed a calcified nodule in the superior mediastinum of thyroidal origin, that displaced airways and blood(More)
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