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Idiopathic sclerosing peritonitis.
  1. T. C. Dehn,
  2. M. G. Lucas,
  3. R. F. Wood


    A girl of 12 years old presented with acute small bowel obstruction nine weeks after an uncomplicated appendicectomy. The obstruction was found to be due to the development of sclerosing peritonitis. Previous reports of this rare condition have suggested that it is predominantly found in adolescent girls residing in subtropical climates.

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