Avicenna Journal of Medicine

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Year
: 2013  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 103--105

Abdominal cocoon


Binit Sureka, Mahesh Kumar Mittal, Mukul Sinha, Aliza Mittal, Brij Bhushan Thukral 
 Department of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Binit Sureka
Department of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi - 110 029
India

Abdominal cocoon is an acquired benign condition in which there is encapsulation of bowel loops by a fibrous membrane. Pre-operative clinical diagnosis is usually difficult. Imaging plays a critical role in timely and accurate diagnosis. We present a brief discussion on this topic with relevant imaging findings.


How to cite this article:
Sureka B, Mittal MK, Sinha M, Mittal A, Thukral BB. Abdominal cocoon.Avicenna J Med 2013;3:103-105


How to cite this URL:
Sureka B, Mittal MK, Sinha M, Mittal A, Thukral BB. Abdominal cocoon. Avicenna J Med [serial online] 2013 [cited 2020 Apr 3 ];3:103-105
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