Case Report

Gastric Trichobezoar: A Case Report


  • Cihad Tatar
  • Tamer Karşıdağ
  • Halit Özgül
  • Sefa Tüzün

Med Bull Haseki 2013;51(3):141-143

Bezoars are indigestible conglomerates of foreign bodies or food in the gastrointestinal tract. Signs and symptoms are vague and insidious, and may even be asymptomatic. We present the case of an 18-year-old female patient with trichobezoar who presented to the outpatient clinic with weakness and abdominal pain.

Keywords: Gastrointestinal tract, trichobezoar, foreign bodies

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