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Rapunzel

her golden tresses provide access to tower loft. [Ger. Fairy Tale: Rapunzel]
See: Hair
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Rapunzel syndrome was first described in 1779 by a French doctor, M.
If left unchecked, the condition can develop into Rapunzel syndrome, in which a hairball develops a 'tail' which trails down into the lower intestine, causing major health problems.
In very rare cases of Rapunzel syndrome, hair extends through the pylorus into the small bowel and very uncommonly in large intestine causing symptoms and signs of partial or complete intestinal obstruction.
This condition is called Rapunzel syndrome, first described by Vaughan Jr et al in 1968.
This condition is named Rapunzel syndrome, which was first described by Vaughan et al.
Rapunzel syndrome is named with reference to the Grimm brothers' fairy tale.
Giant gastroduodenal trichobezoar: Rapunzel syndrome.
In very rare cases the Rapunzel Syndrome hair extends through the pylorus into the small bowel causing symptom and sign of partial or complete gastric outlet obstruction (2).
The Rapunzel syndrome is a rare clinical entity where a long tail of hair strands from the gastric trichobezoar extends along the small bowel to reach the caecum and beyond.
Gastric trichobezoar with a long intestinal tail is known as Rapunzel syndrome, after the Grimm brothers' story in which the prince climbed into Rapunzel's tower using the tresses of her long hair.
In rare cases, these tails extend as far as the terminal ileum and may cause small bowel obstruction, a complication known as Rapunzel syndrome.
It can beassociated with Rapunzel syndrome, which is where the person eats hair after they have pulled it out.