Rapunzel syndrome

Rapunzel syndrome is an extremely rare form of trichobezoar in humans resulting from trichotillomania (irresistible urge to pull out hair) & trichophagia (compulsively eating hair). Clinical features Body of a trichobezoar (hairball) located in the stomach, and its tail (hence the reference to Rapunzel in the syndrome’s name) in small bowel and/or in right colon…