A Huge Gastric Trichobezoar in a Teenage Girl

Seyed Mohammad Vahid Hosseini, Hamid Reza Foroutan, Sirous Abbasi, Seyed Abbas Banani


A 13-year-old girl presented with a history of not being well during the past six months. The ultrasound examination showed an epigastric mass, which was diagnosed as a bezoar within the stomach in upper gastrointestinal endoscopy. The patient was managed by operative evacuation. It was interesting that such a large bezoar did not cause any significant obstruction for the patient.

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