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A case of peritoneal encapsulation syndrome

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TLA Janath Kumara ,

General Surgical Unit, National Hospital of Sri Lanka, Colombo, LK
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SK Kollure

General Surgical Unit, National Hospital of Sri Lanka, Colombo, LK
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Abstract

Peritoneal encapsulation [PE] is a rare condition characterised by a peritoneal sac covering the small intestine. This was first described in 1868 by Cleland. Most patients with PE develop acute or sub acute small intestine obstruction. We report a patient with asymptomatic PE.  

doi: 10.4038/cmj.v54i1.468

Ceylon Medical Journal Vol.54(1) 2009 p.17-18

DOI: https://doi.org/10.4038/cmj.v54i1.468
How to Cite: Kumara, T.J. and Kollure, S., 2009. A case of peritoneal encapsulation syndrome. Ceylon Medical Journal, 54(1), pp.17–18. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/cmj.v54i1.468
Published on 21 Apr 2009.
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