The diagnosis and treatment of Rapunzel syndrome

  title={The diagnosis and treatment of Rapunzel syndrome},
  author={Zhe Wang and Feng Cao and Diangang Liu and Yu Fang and Fei Li},
  booktitle={Acta radiologica open},
Trichobezoars are hairballs or hair-like fibers formed by chewing and swallowing hair or any other indigestible materials. Trichobezoars usually form in the gastric body and are thus prepyloric. However, trichobezoars may rarely pass through the pylorus into the duodenum, jejunum, ileum, and even the colon, in a condition referred to as Rapunzel syndrome… CONTINUE READING