[Trichobezoar: unusual diagnosis. Report of 3 cases].


We report 3 cases of gastric trichobezoar, recorded in the last 10 years in our Hospital. All the cases presented abdominal pain and tumor, as well as upper obstructive symptoms. The 3 cases were surgically treated with satisfactory evolution. The clinical has to consider this diagnosis taking into account the data summarized here. Surgery is a successful treatment for these cases. The literature on bezoars is reviewed.

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@article{Parilli1995TrichobezoarUD, title={[Trichobezoar: unusual diagnosis. Report of 3 cases].}, author={J C Parilli and Tara Adele Gomez and Natalia Andrea Rinc{\'o}n and Claudio Berr{\'i}os}, journal={G.E.N}, year={1995}, volume={49 2}, pages={157-60} }