Medical Must-See: Is it Rapunzel syndrome? There's no hairy tail ending

Doctors had to untangle an unusual history, including an absence of trichotillomania

Once upon a time, in a land far, far away — namely California, towards the end of last year — a boy presented to ED with suspected appendicitis.

Intussuscepted segment of small bowel with bezoar
Intussuscepted segment of small bowel with bezoar (arrow), reduced from distal small bowel (oval) and proximal bowel dilation (arrowheads).

But there was a twist in the tale.

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