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Report: Teen girl dies after not using toilet for eight weeks due to phobia
CORNWALL -- A 16-year-old British girl who suffered from a phobia of toilets died of a heart attack caused by not defecating for eight weeks, the Independent reports. The girl, Emily Titterington, suffered from a condition known as "stool withholding," the Independent reports, sometimes frequent in children and young adults. The girl had a "massive extension of the large bowel," compressing her chest and displacing her organs.