AffiliationOur Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin, Dublin 12. email@example.com
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CitationHairball--a case of mistaken identity., 103 (7):214-5 Ir Med J
JournalIrish medical journal
AbstractWe report a classical presentation of trichobezoar in an 8 year old girl who was referred for consultation querying a probable abdominal neoplasm in the left upper quadrant. A large mobile mass was palpable in the left upper quadrant extending toward the umbilicus. Of note, she also had symptoms of recurrent abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and halitosis. Although a rare occurrence, trichobezoar must be considered as a differential diagnosis in a patient who had a history of pica, presenting with an abdominal mass.
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