The cause of abdominal mass in a child with celiac disease: Rapunzel syndrome. A case report


Appak Y. C., Ertan D., Karakoyun M., Ozyurt G., Ozdemir T., Baran M.

SAO PAULO MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.137, no.3, pp.292-294, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 137 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1590/1516-3180.2017.0281141017
  • Journal Name: SAO PAULO MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.292-294
  • Keywords: Celiac disease, Abdomen, Bezoars, Trichotillomania, Depression, TRICHOBEZOAR
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: No

Abstract

CONTEXT: Rapunzel syndrome is a rare form of gastric trichobezoar that develops through outstretching of the bezoar from the stomach to the intestine.