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Title: Case report - Abdominal Cocoon
Authors: Irabor, D. O.
Atalabi, O. M.
Keywords: Abdominal cocoon
Rare cause
Intestinal obstruction
Issue Date: Dec-2001
Abstract: Abdominal cocoon is a rare cause of acute intestinal obstruction seen almost exclusively in young adolecent females. Almost all cases are diagnosed at surgery and cured by excising the fibrous cocoon. This case although diagnosed accidentally too was treated conservatively successfully.
ISSN: 0189-160X
Appears in Collections:Academic Publications in Clinical Sciences

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