Trichobezoar Case report & Review of literature

Case report


Anuj Mishra, Mahjoub Rishi, Mabrouk Elhousieni, Ehtuish. F. Ehtuish, A. Hanesh

Departments of Transplant Radiology & General Surgery, Tripoli Central Hospital, University of Elfateh, Tripoli, Libya

JMJ Vol.5 No. 1 (Spring) 2006: 70-73


Bezoar is an uncommon condition of which only about 300 cases have been reported in literature. We present a 24 year old woman who appeared as an emergency with persistent vomiting and abdominal mass for 2 months. Suspected by history, and clinical examination. Diagnosed by radiological investigation included CT and confirmed by laporatomy.

Keywords: Trichophagy, Trichobezoar, Hairball