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Year : 2001  |  Volume : 43  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 340-341

Recurrent Trichobezoar in A Case of Trichotillomania

1 Reader, Department of Psychiatry, AFMC, Pune-411040, India
2 Classified Specialist (Psychiatry), CH(WC), Chandigarh, India
3 Classified Specialist (Surgery) & Gastrointestinal Surgeon, Command Hospital (Northern Command), c/o 56, India
4 Senior Adviser (Surgery), Command Hospital (Central Command), Lucknow, India

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S Chaudhury
Reader, Department of Psychiatry, AFMC, Pune-411040
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A rare case of 13 years old female child with recurrent trichobezoar stomach which needed reoperation for its removal is reported. Patient also had trichotillomania and mental retardation. She showed satisfactory response to therapy with fluoxetine.



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