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Giant hairball cut out from woman's stomach

Phoenix - A 38-year-old woman in the U.S. has had a giant 15 centimeter hairball removed from her stomach. This rare event is known as the Rapunzel syndrome.

Doctors remove hairball weighing 4 lbs from girl's intestines

Indore - Doctors at the Maharaja Yeshwantrao Hospital in India removed a hairball weighing four pounds (1.8kg) from the intestines of a 19-yr-old girl. She ate her locks during lessons and reported at the hospital that she was not able to eat or drink for days.

Giant Hairball Removed From Woman's Stomach

Yesterday in the New England Journal of Medicine a case was published about a hairball that was removed from an 18-year old woman's stomach about a year ago. This huge mass caused severe pain, weight loss, swelling of her abdomen and vomiting.
 

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4 lbs hairball removed from Indian girl s stomach
4 lbs hairball removed from Indian girl's stomach
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