SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

vol.21 suppl.1Comportamiento del síndrome poliglandular autoinmune tipo III en una cohorte de ocho casosLupus eritematosos sistémico en la epidemia VIH/SIDA. Reporte inicial de casos en Cuba índice de autoresíndice de materiabúsqueda de artículos
Home Pagelista alfabética de revistas  

Servicios Personalizados




  • No hay articulos citadosCitado por SciELO

Links relacionados

  • No hay articulos similaresSimilares en SciELO


Revista Cubana de Reumatología

versión On-line ISSN 1817-5996


YAUTIBUG SAGNAY, Tatiana Silvia et al. Trichobezoar: presentation of case. Rev Cuba Reumatol [online]. 2019, vol.21, suppl.1, e78.  Epub 01-Dic-2019. ISSN 1817-5996.

The trichobezoars belong to the classification of bezoars, abdominal tumors formed by the accumulation of various substances that can cause intestinal occlusion, a patient, female, who comes to the doctor due to abdominal pain and vomiting, in the abdominal physical examination is presented palpa a mass of approximately 5 cm in the epigastrium that appears and disappears with bowel movements, initially poses the possibility of suffering from an abdominal neoplasm, an endoscopy is performed where it reports that, in the gastric fundus, body and antrum is occupied by hair and badly digested food remains, which is removed by a laparotomy on the area occupied by the tumor in the small intestine, extracting a trichobezoar measuring 35 cm long by 10 cm wide.

Palabras clave : bezoar; trichobezoar; Rapunzel syndrome.

        · resumen en Español     · texto en Español     · Español ( pdf )