Rapunzel Syndrome with a gastric ulcer

Authors

  • Sajid Iqbal Nayyar Department of Pediatric Surgery, The Children's Hospital and the Institute of Child Health, Lahore
  • Hamza Malik Department of Pediatric Surgery, The Children's Hospital and the Institute of Child Health, Lahore
  • Allah Ditta Department of Pediatric Surgery, The Children's Hospital and the Institute of Child Health, Lahore
  • Muhammad Bilal Mirza Department of Pediatric Surgery, The Children's Hospital and the Institute of Child Health, Lahore https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1389-8756
  • Nabila Talat Department of Pediatric Surgery, The Children's Hospital and the Institute of Child Health, Lahore https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3420-2036

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.46831/jpas.v1i1.6

Keywords:

Rapunzel syndrome, Trichobezoar, Gastric ulcer, Trichophagia

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Author Biographies

Sajid Iqbal Nayyar, Department of Pediatric Surgery, The Children's Hospital and the Institute of Child Health, Lahore

Senior Registrar

Hamza Malik, Department of Pediatric Surgery, The Children's Hospital and the Institute of Child Health, Lahore

Resident

Allah Ditta, Department of Pediatric Surgery, The Children's Hospital and the Institute of Child Health, Lahore

Resident

Muhammad Bilal Mirza, Department of Pediatric Surgery, The Children's Hospital and the Institute of Child Health, Lahore

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatric Surgery, 

Editor of J Pediatr Adolesc Surg.

Nabila Talat, Department of Pediatric Surgery, The Children's Hospital and the Institute of Child Health, Lahore

Professor and Head, Department of Pediatric Surgery Unit II

Managing Editor, J Pediatr Adolesc Surg.

References

Chauhan NS, Kumar S, Bhoil R. Rapunzel Syndrome: Rare ‘tale’ of a broken ‘tail.’ Polish J Radiol. 2016;81:166–9.

Mirza B, Talat N, Saleem M. Gastrointestinal trichobezoar: an experience with 17 cases. J Pediatr Surg [Internet]. 2020 May [cited 2020 Jun 15]; Available from: https://www.jpedsurg.org/article/S0022-3468(20)30305-5/pdf

Athanasiou A, Michalinos A, Moris D, Spartalis E, Dimitrokallis N, Kaminiotis V, et al. Rapunzel Syndrome: A Rare Presentation with Giant Gastric Ulcer. Case Rep Med. 2014;2014.

Ahmad Z, Sharma A, Ahmed M, Vatti V. Trichobezoar causing gastric perforation: A case report. Iran J Med Sci. 2016;41:67–70.

Bux I. Multiple small bowel perforations in a patient with Rapunzel Syndrome. J Surg Pakistan. 2015;20:117–8.

Published

2020-07-13

How to Cite

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Nayyar SI, Malik H, Ditta A, Mirza MB, Talat N. Rapunzel Syndrome with a gastric ulcer. J Pediatr Adolesc Surg [Internet]. 2020Jul.13 [cited 2020Oct.28];1(1):60-1. Available from: http://jpedas.org/ojs/index.php/jpedas/article/view/6
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