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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2010, Article ID 841028, 3 pages
Case Report

The Rapunzel Syndrome: An Unusual Trichobezoar Presentation

Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Campinas (Unicamp), Rua Tessália Vieira de Camargo, 126 - Cidade Universitária Zeferino Vaz, Campínas - SP - CEP: 13083-887, Brazil

Received 30 November 2009; Revised 22 February 2010; Accepted 8 March 2010

Academic Editor: Kent-Man Chu

Copyright © 2010 Luiz Roberto Lopes et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Citations to this Article [4 citations]

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  • Sam Varghese George, Inian Samarasam, George Mathew, and Sudhakar Chandran, “A Hairy Tail not a Fairy Tale – Rapunzel Syndrome,” Indian Journal of Surgery, vol. 75, no. S1, pp. 80–81, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
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