Abdominal cocoon secondary to disseminated tuberculosis

Puppala, Radha and Sripathi, Smiti and Kadavigere, Rajagopal and Koteshwara, Prakashini (2014) Abdominal cocoon secondary to disseminated tuberculosis. BMJ Case Report. pp. 1-3. ISSN 1757-790X

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Abdominal cocoon, also known as sclerosing encapsulating peritonitis, represents a rare entity where a variable length of the small bowel is enveloped by a fibrocollagenous membrane giving the appearance of a cocoon. It may be asymptomatic and is often diagnosed incidentally at laparotomy. We present a rare case of abdominal cocoon due to abdominal tuberculosis.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Radiology
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2015 04:26
Last Modified: 25 Jun 2015 04:26
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/143129

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