|Authors||Kohler JE, Millie M, Neuger E|
|Journal||J. Pediatr. Surg. Volume: 47 Issue: 3 Pages: e17-9|
|Publish Date||2012 Mar|
Trichobezoar is a mass of hair retained in the stomach, usually associated with trichotillomania. Large trichobezoars may extend into the small bowel and cause small bowel obstruction or pancreatic dysfunction, a condition known as Rapunzel syndrome. Here we report the first North American case of Rapunzel syndrome in a male patient.