Difficult to Diagnose the Cause of Intestinal Obstruction due to Abdominal Cocoon Syndrome
  • Cemal Ulusoy
    Prof. Dr. Cemil Taşçıoğlu Şehir Hastanesi, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Andrej Nikolovski
    University Surgery Clinic “Sv. Naum Ohridski”, Skopje, North Macedonia
  • Nazım Öztürk
    Prof. Dr. Cemil Taşçıoğlu Şehir Hastanesi, Istanbul, Turkey


Abdominal 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.



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    Published: 2021-05-12
    Issue: 2021: Vol 8 No 5 (view)

    How to cite:
    Ulusoy C, Nikolovski A, Öztürk N. Difficult to Diagnose the Cause of Intestinal Obstruction due to Abdominal Cocoon Syndrome. EJCRIM 2021;8 doi:10.12890/2021_002588.