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Giant trichobezoar--an unusual case.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  493937     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
It has been known for several thousand years that concretions of animal and vegetable matter form in the stomachs and intestines of certain animals. These objects are known as bezoars. The finding of such curiosities in man is also recognised but is rare. A short history of bezoars is given and a case of a giant trichobezoar reported. The medical, surgical and psychiatric aspects are discussed.
Authors:
J A Grant; W R Murray; A R Patel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Scottish medical journal     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0036-9330     ISO Abbreviation:  Scott Med J     Publication Date:  1979 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-12-29     Completed Date:  1979-12-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2983335R     Medline TA:  Scott Med J     Country:  SCOTLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  83-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Bezoars / etiology,  radiography,  surgery*
Child
Female
Hair
Humans
Menstruation Disturbances / etiology
Mental Disorders / complications
Pica / complications*,  etiology
Stomach / radiography,  surgery*
Ultrasonography

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