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Abdominal cocoon and adhesiolysis: a case report and a literature review.
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PMID:  23476828     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Abdominal cocoon is a rare cause of intestinal obstruction. It is difficult to diagnose in most of the cases preoperatively. Surgical removal of the membrane resulted in complete recovery in the majority of the cases. The exact etiology of abdominal cocoon is still unknown. We reported a male patient who presented with features of intestinal obstruction and has been diagnosed as abdominal cocoon intraoperatively.
Authors:
Hassan Al-Thani; Jamila El Mabrok; Noof Al Shaibani; Ayman El-Menyar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2013-02-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Case reports in gastrointestinal medicine     Volume:  2013     ISSN:  2090-6528     ISO Abbreviation:  Case Rep Gastrointest Med     Publication Date:  2013  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-03-11     Completed Date:  2013-03-12     Revised Date:  2013-04-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101580185     Medline TA:  Case Rep Gastrointest Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  381950     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Trauma Surgery Section, Department of Surgery, Hamad General Hospital, P.O. Box 3050, Doha, Qatar.
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