Recurrent Intestinal Obstruction Caused by Abdominal Cocoon


Abdominal cocoon is a rare disease of the peritoneum and the rare cause of intestinal obstruction. The etiology of this disease is largely unknown. It primarily affects young adolescent females. We report a case of abdominal cocoon in a 16-year-old girl patient who presented with recurrent episodes of subacute intestinal obstruction.

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Bansal, R. and Singh, D. (2014) Recurrent Intestinal Obstruction Caused by Abdominal Cocoon. Surgical Science, 5, 306-308. doi: 10.4236/ss.2014.57051.

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