Trichobezoar causing malnutrition

Authors

  • Tankeshwer Prasad patel Department Of Pediatrics, Chirayu Medical College and Hospital, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
  • Minhajuddin Ahmed Department Of Pediatrics, Chirayu Medical College and Hospital, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
  • Zeeshanuddin Ahmed Department Of Pediatrics, Chirayu Medical College and Hospital, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
  • Nitesh Upadhyay Department Of Pediatrics, Chirayu Medical College and Hospital, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2349-3291.ijcp20220770

Keywords:

Trichebezoar, Malnutrition, Trichotillomania

Abstract

Trichobezoar is a rare and uncommon disease usually found in young and adolescent girls suffering from psychiatric illness mainly arising from trichotillomania (recurrent and irresistible urge to pull out one’s own hair) and trichophagia (eating of hair) or social problem. The main symptoms are pain abdomen, vomiting and nausea etc which later can cause severe complications leading to surgical along with medical management.

 

Author Biographies

Tankeshwer Prasad patel, Department Of Pediatrics, Chirayu Medical College and Hospital, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India

Dr. Tankeshwer Prasad Patel

post graduate 2 yea

Department Of Pediatrics,

Chirayu Medical College & Hospital,

Bairagarh,Bhaisakhedi,

Bhopal 4602030,

MP

Minhajuddin Ahmed, Department Of Pediatrics, Chirayu Medical College and Hospital, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India

chirayu medical college and hospital,
associate professor, dept of pediatrics,
bhaisakhedi, bhopal

Zeeshanuddin Ahmed, Department Of Pediatrics, Chirayu Medical College and Hospital, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India

chirayu medical college and hospital,
associate professor, dept of surgery,
bhaisakhedi, bhopal

Nitesh Upadhyay, Department Of Pediatrics, Chirayu Medical College and Hospital, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India

chirayu medical college and hospital,
associate professor, dept of pediatrics,
bhaisakhedi, bhopal

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Published

2022-03-24

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