Difficult to Diagnose the Cause of Intestinal Obstruction due to Abdominal Cocoon Syndrome
KeywordsAbdominal cocoon syndrome, sclerosing encapsulating peritonitis, intestinal obstruction
Abdominal cocoon syndrome (sclerosing encapsulating peritonitis) is a rare condition associated with clinical signs of intestinal dysfunction, episodes of small bowel obstruction and sometimes a palpable abdominal mass. We present the case of a 46-year-old male patient with clinical signs of intestinal obstruction caused by primary sclerosing encapsulating peritonitis.
Issue: 2021: Vol 8 No 5 (view)