Minakshi Gadhire, Mansha. B. Singh, Mohan. A. Joshi
2013 Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences  
Abdominal cocoon syndrome is characterized by encapsulation of the small bowel by a fibrous peritoneal sac. We describe the case of a middle aged male patient who presented with sub acute intestinal obstruction. Treatment involves exploratory laparotomy, excision of the sac and adhesiolysis. Early post operative small bowel obstruction is a rare entity in this disease and can be managed conservatively. It is important to have a high degree of suspicion as Abdominal cocoon syndrome has variable
more » ... linical presentation and non specific imaging findings.
doi:10.14260/jemds/473 fatcat:xxze5mqizzecxij2yskoi7db74