Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal

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Intestinal Obstruction Due to Idiopathic Sclerosing Encapsulating Peritonitis: A Case Report

Ridvan Yavuz 1 , Sami Akbulut 2 , * , Mehmet Babur 1 and Firat Demircan 1
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1 Department of Surgery, Diyarbakir Education and Research Hospital, Diyarbakir, Turkey
2 Department of Surgery, Liver Transplant Institute, Faculty of Medicine, Inonu University, Malatya, Turkey
Article information
  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: May 01, 2015, 17 (5); e21934
  • Published Online: May 31, 2015
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: July 11, 2014
  • Revised: March 23, 2015
  • Accepted: April 11, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.17(5)2015.21934

To Cite: Yavuz R, Akbulut S, Babur M, Demircan F. Intestinal Obstruction Due to Idiopathic Sclerosing Encapsulating Peritonitis: A Case Report, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2015 ; 17(5):e21934. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.17(5)2015.21934.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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