Indian girl, 6, has a 126cm-long HAIRBALL weighing 2.6kgs removed from her stomach due to 'Rapunzel syndrome'



A six-year-old girl has had a metre-long hairball removed from her stomach by doctors in India.
The child, whose identity is unknown, suffered from Rapunzel syndrome - where hairs that have been eaten become tangled in the stomach. 
Doctors in New Delhi treated the girl, who complained of a bloated stomach and excruciating pain before they found the 2.1kg (4lbs 10oz) mass.  
They removed the revolting clump of hair, which had folded up inside her intestines and had a tail. It measured 126cm in length, in total.
The enormous length of the hairball astounded medics, who published the tale of... read more

 
6 April 2018 in Health, Views: 36
Source: Daily Mail
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