DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2349-2902.isj20222991
Published: 2022-11-28

Idiopathic encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis: a case report

Nisha Gautam, C. K. Durga

Abstract


Idiopathic encapsulating peritonitis sclerosis is a rare cause of small bowel obstruction. It is diagnosed by the presence of dense white fibrotic membrane encasing a part or the entire small bowel. Diagnosis is usually made intraoperatively and the treatment is usually surgical. We report a case of 16 years old female with idiopathic encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis who presented with the features of recurrent intestinal obstruction. Surgical excision of the fibrotic sac and adhesiolysis was done.


Keywords


Encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis, Small bowel obstruction

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