Sclerosing Encapsulating Peritonitis: Review.


Sclerosing encapsulating peritonitis (SEP) is a rare chronic inflammatory condition of the peritoneum with an unknown aetiology. Also known as abdominal cocoon, the condition occurs when loops of the bowel are encased within the peritoneal cavity by a membrane, leading to intestinal obstruction. Due to its rarity and non-specific clinical features, it is… (More)
DOI: 10.18295/squmj.2016.16.02.003


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@article{Machado2016SclerosingEP, title={Sclerosing Encapsulating Peritonitis: Review.}, author={Norman O'Neil Machado}, journal={Sultan Qaboos University medical journal}, year={2016}, volume={16 2}, pages={e142-51} }