Sclerotic Thickening of the Peritoneal Membrane | definition of Sclerotic Thickening of the Peritoneal Membrane by Medical dictionary
Abdominal Cocoon (redirected from Sclerotic Thickening of the Peritoneal Membrane)
A descriptive term for the fibrotic encasement of the entire small intestine in sclerosing peritonitis, a spontaneous idiopathic process in young women, which follows peritoneovenous shunting, practolol therapy, peritoneal dialysis, chemotherapy, or in which other unknown toxins stimulate fibroblastic proliferation and reactive fibrosis
Treatment Surgical lysis of adhesions and constricting bands
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