Abdominal Cocoon Secondary to Meconium Peritonitis in a Neonate: A Case Report

Safwan Ahmad, Kanchan Kayastha, Sana Javed, Arsalan Wasti

Abstract


Abdominal cocoon is a complete or partial encasement of intestines and rarely viscera by a fibrocollagenous sac which is usually formed by a nonspecific chronic inflammatory reaction. We report a case of abdominal cocoon in a 2-day-old neonate presenting with intestinal obstruction.


Keywords


Abdominal cocoon, Neonatal intestinal obstruction, Meconium peritonitis

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21699/jns.v2i1.25

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