Síndrome de Rapunzel: Reporte de un caso y revisión de la literatura.

Translated title of the contribution: Rapunzel syndrome: case report and literature review

Walter H. Curioso Vilchez, Juan Rivera Vega, Walter I. Curioso Abriojo

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The Rapunzel syndrome is a rare form of gastric trichobezoar crossing the pylorus and extending throughout the bowel.The case of a 22-year-old Peruvian woman is reported. This is the thirteenth patient with Rapunzel syndrome reported in the literature. The epidemiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis and treatment are briefly reviewed.

Translated title of the contributionRapunzel syndrome: case report and literature review
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)168-172
Number of pages5
JournalRevista de gastroenterología del Perú : órgano oficial de la Sociedad de Gastroenterología del Perú
Issue number2
StateIndexed - 2002
Externally publishedYes


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