Tuberculous abdominal cocoon – a report of 6 cases and review of the Literature

@article{Kaushik2006TuberculousAC,
  title={Tuberculous abdominal cocoon – a report of 6 cases and review of the Literature},
  author={R. Arun Kaushik and Raj Pal Singh Punia and Harsh Mohan and A. K. Attri},
  journal={World Journal of Emergency Surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={1},
  pages={18 - 18}
}
The abdominal cocoon is a rare cause of intestinal obstruction that is usually diagnosed at the time of laparotomy. It is usually of unknown origin, although at times, it may be seen secondary to a variety of conditions. Tuberculosis is an infrequently implicated cause of abdominal cocoon, and has only occasionally been reported previously in the Literature… CONTINUE READING