Intestinal Obstruction Due to Idiopathic Sclerosing Encapsulating Peritonitis: A Case Report

Yavuz R., Akbulut S. , Babur M., Demircan F.

IRANIAN RED CRESCENT MEDICAL JOURNAL, cilt.17, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier


Introduction: Sclerosing encapsulating peritonitis (SEP) is characterized by partial or complete encasement of small intestine by a thick fibrocollagenous membrane. Depending on underlying causes, SEP is divided into primary and secondary forms. Idiopathic SEP is also called idiopathic or abdominal cocoon syndrome. Herein we presented a case of idiopathic SEP.