TRICHOBEZOAR OF A SMALL INTESTINE IN A 10 YEAR OLD FEMALE

Ievgen Mozhaiev, Natalia Mozhaieva, Yuliya Modna, Daniel Khashchuk

Abstract


The majority of items which accidentally enter the organism significantly threaten the health and life of a child. The problem of bezoars in the practice of pediatric surgeons and emergency pediatric surgery remains relevant, as evidenced by this clinical case. As a clinical picture of bezoars is diverse and this pathology is quite rare in childhood each case with a bezoar represents a practical interest for pediatric surgeons. This case is interesting because it describes a clinical case involving a bezoar of a child’s small intestine with the clinical picture of an acute mechanical (obstructive) intestinal obstruction.


Keywords


child, gastrointestinal tract, bezoar, enterotomy

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12955/cbup.v6.1282

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