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Celiac Disease with Rapunzel Syndrome: A Rare Clinical Presentation

Tibin Johny, Rahul Diwedi, Ravi Sharma, Sunita Ojha

Citation Information : Johny T, Diwedi R, Sharma R, Ojha S. Celiac Disease with Rapunzel Syndrome: A Rare Clinical Presentation. Ann Pediatr Gastroenterol Hepatol 2022; 4 (2):20-21.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-11009-0097

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 06-07-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).


10-year-old girl was brought with complaints of intermittent abdominal pain and fullness in upper abdomen for 1 year along with features of malnutrition such as wasting and poor growth velocity. On investigation, celiac serology was positive along with mild fullness in upper abdomen. Endoscopy showed trichobezoar in stomach, extended to duodenum which was managed surgically along with celiac diet and psychotherapy. During postoperative period she improved with psychotherapy and celiac diet.

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