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2022 Aug 24

Int J Surg Case Rep


Abdominal cocoon syndrome as rare cause of intestinal obstruction: A case report.


Mousavi M A, Shaghaghi A, Sabouri M, Yousefian R
Int J Surg Case Rep. 2022 Aug 24; 98:107547.
PMID: 36057246.


Abdominal cocoon syndrome (ACS) is a rare complication that is hardly diagnosed before surgery. Abnormal membrane in partial or total intestine can make obstruction with generalized abdomen pain.