Published in IJCP April 2018
Cotton Bezoar Causing Intestinal Obstruction
April 04, 2018 | Jagannath Kulkarni, Sanjiv Kumar Goyal, Girish Singla

Background: The unusual urge to eat cotton fibers is usually seen in people whose mental health is affected. Presentation could be in the form of trichophagy (eating hair), followed by trichobezoar or phytobezoar (eating vegetable fibers), which is a rare entity. Rapunzel syndrome is a term for tr