Trichobezoar

Case contributed by Dr Danilo Ferreira Maia

Presentation

Infant with abdominal pain. Gastric mass seen on the ultrasound of the abdomen.

Patient Data

Age: 3 years
Gender: Female
CT

Heterogeneous material with gaseous and calcified foci in the gastric lumen, associated with the gas/ liquid lamina surrounding it adjacent to the wall with significant gastric distension. 

 

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The patient underwent surgery and the trichobezoar hypothesis was confirmed.

Case Discussion

The patient underwent surgery and the trichobezoar hypothesis was confirmed.

 

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Case information

rID: 69684
Published: 21st Jul 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Santa Casa de Belo Horizonte

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