Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon

Photograph of a trichobezoar following removal from the stomach. Note how the mass of hair has formed an anatomic cast of the stomach lumen. Image courtesy of Pierre-Jean Linares.


Mottled intraluminal density distending the stomach consistent with a large trichobezoar (hair ball). Images courtesy of Pierre-Jean Linares.  

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Trichobezoar photographs courtesy of Pierre-Jean Linares.

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rID: 29528
Published: 2nd Jun 2014
Last edited: 25th Nov 2015
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