Journal of Current Surgery, ISSN 1927-1298 print, 1927-1301 online, Open Access
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Case Report

Volume 7, Number 4, December 2017, pages 69-71

Cocoon Syndrome: A Rare Entity


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Radiological sequence was done to our patient. Oesophageal-gastric-duodenal transit shows generalized dilatation of small bowel loops. Computed tomography (CT) presents significant gastric and duodenal distension (up to 85 mm).
Figure 2.
Figure 2. The patient underwent surgery and an exploratory laparotomy was made, showing a constrictive peritonitis caused by a whitish fibrotic tissue that embraced all the small bowel with dilatation of the stomach and duodenum. All the constrictive tissue was removed and a 5 cm long biopsy of small bowel was taken.