The Rapunzel Syndrome: An Unusual Trichobezoar Presentation

@inproceedings{Lopes2010TheRS,
  title={The Rapunzel Syndrome: An Unusual Trichobezoar Presentation},
  author={Luiz Roberto Lopes and Priscilla S P Oliveira and Eduardo Marcucci Pracucho and Marcelo Amade Camargo and Jo{\~a}o de Souza Coelho Neto and Nelson Adami Andreollo},
  booktitle={Case reports in medicine},
  year={2010}
}
The Rapunzel syndrome is an unusual form of trichobezoar found in patients with a history of psychiatric disorders, trichotillomania (habit of hair pulling) and trichophagia (morbid habit of chewing the hair), consequently developing gastric bezoars. The principal symptoms are vomiting and epigastric pain. In this case report, we describe this syndrome in a young girl. 
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