Abdominal Cocoon Secondary to Meconium Peritonitis in a Neonate: A Case Report

Authors

  • Safwan Ahmad The Children Hospital and The Institute of Child Health
  • Kanchan Kayastha The Children Hospital and The Institute of Child Health
  • Sana Javed The Children Hospital and The Institute of Child Health
  • Arsalan Wasti The Children Hospital and The Institute of Child Health

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47338/jns.v2.24

Keywords:

Abdominal cocoon, Neonatal intestinal obstruction, Meconium peritonitis

Abstract

Abdominal cocoon is a complete or partial encasement of intestines and rarely viscera by a fibrocollagenous sac which is usually formed by a nonspecific chronic inflammatory reaction. We report a case of abdominal cocoon in a 2-day-old neonate presenting with intestinal obstruction.

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Published

2013-01-01

How to Cite

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Ahmad S, Kayastha K, Javed S, Wasti A. Abdominal Cocoon Secondary to Meconium Peritonitis in a Neonate: A Case Report. J Neonatal Surg [Internet]. 2013Jan.1 [cited 2021Mar.3];2(1):12. Available from: https://jneonatalsurg.com/ojs/index.php/jns/article/view/24