Ileal Trichobezoar Presenting as Intestinal Obstruction and Peritonitis

Kamal Nain Rattan, Vikas Yadav, Varun Yadav, Jasbir Singh

Abstract


Trichobezoar is less common in boys. We are reporting a case of isolated ileal trichobezoars in a 4-year old boy causing intestinal obstruction and gut ischemia with perforation and peritonitis. The case was managed surgically with ileal resection and anastomosis. Postoperative period was uneventful.


Keywords


Trichobezoars; Intestinal obstruction; Peritonitis

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21699/ajcr.v8i2.549

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