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Tubercular abdominal cocoon
is a rare cause of small bowel obstruction.
Despite an extensive search of available literature, we could not come across any similar case in which bowel being encased within a cocoon, that itself was encased within a larger cocoon, as reported here--an abdominal cocoon
within a cocoon!
presenting with early post operative small bowel obstruction is extremely rare entity.