IRANIAN RED CRESCENT MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.17, no.5, 2015 (SCI-Expanded)
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IRANIAN RED CRESCENT MEDICAL JOURNAL
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
Intestinal Obstruction, Encapsulating Peritoneal Sclerosis, Abdomen, ABDOMINAL COCOON, MANAGEMENT
Inonu University Affiliated:
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.