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Year : 2018 | Month : June | Volume : 12 | Issue : 6 | Page : PD01 - PD02

Idiopathic Abdominal Cocoon and Ileal Fecaloma: A Rare Combination Causing Acute Intestinal Obstruction in an Elderly Male

Narendra Pandit, Laligen Awale, Sridhar Keerthi, Lokesh Shekher Jaiswal, Shailesh Adhikary

1. Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, B P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS), Dharan, 1, Nepal 2. Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, B P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS), Dharan, 1, Nepal 3. Senior Resident, Department of Surgery, B P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS), Dharan, 1, Nepal 4. Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, B P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS), Dharan, 1, Nepal 5. Professor, Department of Surgery, B P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS), Dharan, 1, Nepal

Correspondence Address :
Dr. Narendra Pandit
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, B P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS), Dharan, 1, Nepal.
E-mail: narendrapandit111@gmail.com

Abstract

Abdominal cocoon is a rare cause of intestinal obstruction commonly seen in adolescent girl or adults of young age group in tropics; however its occurrence in elderly male is rare. Moreover, fecaloma although described in setting of megacolon, it has not been reported for small bowel in presence of cocoon abdomen. Here, we report a rare combination of fecaloma and cocoon abdomen causing intestinal obstruction in an elderly male diagnosed preoperatively by Contrast Enhanced CT (CECT) abdomen and operated successfully by surgery.

Keywords

Adhesiolysis, Cocoon Abdomen, Ileal loop

How to cite this article :

Narendra Pandit, Laligen Awale, Sridhar Keerthi, Lokesh Shekher Jaiswal, Shailesh Adhikary. IDIOPATHIC ABDOMINAL COCOON AND ILEAL FECALOMA: A RARE COMBINATION CAUSING ACUTE INTESTINAL OBSTRUCTION IN AN ELDERLY MALE. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2018 June [cited: 2018 Jun 23 ]; 12:PD01-PD02. Available from
http://www.jcdr.net/back_issues.asp?issn=0973-709x&year=2018&month=June&volume=12&issue=6&page=PD01-PD02&id=11602

DOI and Others

DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2018/35724.11602


Date of Submission: Jan 26, 2018
Date of Peer Review: Mar 23, 2018
Date of Acceptance: Apr 05, 2018
Date of Publishing: Jun 01, 2018

Financial OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.
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