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The Youngest Case of Rapunzel Syndrome

Venu PARACHURI, Dilip PATEL, Marc DOWNING, Jagadeesh KALAVAKUNTA
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Abstract


Rapunzel syndrome is a rare cause of intestinal obstruction caused by a trichobezoar. There have been fewer than 40 cases reported and only one case was reported to occur in a male to date. We present the youngest patient in the literature and only the second male case.

Keywords


Rapunzel syndrome, trichobezoar

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