Trichobezoar (Rapunzel syndrome) in an adolescent patient with Trichotillomania and Generalized Anxiety Disorder: A case report.

Trichobezoar (Rapunzel syndrome) in an adolescent patient with Trichotillomania and Generalized Anxiety Disorder: A case report. Asian J Psychiatr. 2016 Oct;23:44-45 Authors: Kumar Bn A, Kumar L N, Thippeswamy J, Rangaswamaiah LN PMID: 27969077 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Asian J Psychiatr Source Type: research

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