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We present a patient with celiac sprue in whom intestinal lymphoma was suspected. At laparotomy, a brown discolouration of small bowel loops was observed, and a transmural biopsy confirmed a brown bowel syndrome, an entity that is found in long-standing malabsorption conditions. We believe that the intestinal disorder caused by deposition of lipofuscin in(More)
The case of a giant trichobezoar of 2.500 g in weight observed in a 26-year old woman with paranoid disorder which led her to trichophagia is presented. A review of the literature was carried out with the different etiopathogenic theories and proposed treatments being discussed.
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