Curious Case of “Boiled Egg” in Peritoneal Cavity- A Giant Peritoneal Loose Body

Anand, U. and Das, P. and Singh, A. and Bhadani, P. P. (2022) Curious Case of “Boiled Egg” in Peritoneal Cavity- A Giant Peritoneal Loose Body. Journal of Advances in Medicine and Medical Research. pp. 507-510. ISSN 2456-8899

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Peritoneal Loose Bodies(PLB) are rare lesions which are often asymptomatic. The exact cause of PLB is unknown. However, it has been postulated that the PLB is thought to develop from a spontaneously deformed and infarcted epiploic appendix within the peritoneal cavity. There is the deposition of intra abdominal fluids on its surface, as well as its interaction with the surrounding peritoneum, causes the unique histological structure. A calcified central portion of fat tissue with an exterior concentrically arranged fibrosis, comprising of numerous layers. These are usually found accidentally found during surgery or autopsy. A giant peritoneal loose body with size greater than 5 cm may require surgical exploration and removal. Here, we report a case of giant peritoneal loose body found in pelvic caviy of 63-yr-old man.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Asian Repository > General Subject > Medical Science
0 Subject > Medical Science
Depositing User: Managing Editor
Date Deposited: 07 Oct 2022 05:01
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2022 05:01

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