Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports

Case Report Volume 2 Issue 7

Giant Trichobezoar in Young Patient with Severe Anemia Review of Literature and Psychological Considerations

Gianluca Ancona1*, Nicola Crea1, Pierfranco Scanu1, Igor Batog1, Gaia Scurati2 and Berjaoui Abdul Halim1

1General Surgery, S.Anna Clinical Institute, Brescia, Italy
2Clinical Psychology, S.Anna Clinical Institute, Brescia, Italy

*Corresponding Author: Gianluca Ancona, General Surgery, S.Anna Clinical Institute, Brescia, Italy.

Received: May 14, 2021; Published: June 05, 2021


  A 19-year-old female presented at the emergency department with severe anemia and symptomatic abdominal mass that was diagnosed by computer tomography to be a giant gastric bezoar. The patient underwent exploratory laparotomy for the removal of giant bezoar through a gastrostomy. The technique is described with a review of the literature and psychological considerations.

Keywords: Trichobezoar; Severe Anemia; Surgical Technique; Management; Psychological Considerations; Follow-Up


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Citation: Gianluca Ancona., et al. “Giant Trichobezoar in Young Patient with Severe Anemia Review of Literature and Psychological Considerations". Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports 2.7 (2021):29-33.


Copyright: © 2021 Gianluca Ancona., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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