Abdominal cocoon

Case contributed by Dr Mohammed Al Khader.O.Thabet

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

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Case Discussion

This case show cluster of collected small bowel loopss in a strange way in the lower and upper abdomen, no history of renal disease or peritoneal dialysis and no past surgery and preoperatively diagnosed as internal hernia. The operative findings was thick fibrous membrane was enclosing many loops of small bowel and diagnosed as primary abdominal cocoon.

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Case Information

rID: 26002
Case created: 22nd Nov 2013
Last edited: 3rd May 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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