Internal hernia associated with perforated Meckel's diverticulum

Vanessa W. Hui, Jacqueline Tsai, Nirmal Gokarn, Mindy B. Statter

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abstract

Internal hernia resulting from a perforated Meckel's diverticulum (MD) is an extremely rare complication of MD. A child presenting with signs of obstruction and concomitant sepsis is typically presumed to have perforated acute appendicitis, until proven otherwise intra-operatively. The following case illustrates the importance of recognizing the need for emergent surgery when confronted with an acute abdomen of uncertain etiology and maintaining a broad differential whilst doing so.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)52-53
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports
Volume4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016

Fingerprint

Meckel Diverticulum
Hernia
Acute Abdomen
Appendicitis
Sepsis

Keywords

  • Internal hernia
  • Key words Meckel's diverticulum
  • Obstruction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Surgery

Cite this

Internal hernia associated with perforated Meckel's diverticulum. / Hui, Vanessa W.; Tsai, Jacqueline; Gokarn, Nirmal; Statter, Mindy B.

In: Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports, Vol. 4, 01.01.2016, p. 52-53.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hui, Vanessa W. ; Tsai, Jacqueline ; Gokarn, Nirmal ; Statter, Mindy B. / Internal hernia associated with perforated Meckel's diverticulum. In: Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports. 2016 ; Vol. 4. pp. 52-53.
@article{d69ee1e133504206b059a8fadf7b85b2,
title = "Internal hernia associated with perforated Meckel's diverticulum",
abstract = "Internal hernia resulting from a perforated Meckel's diverticulum (MD) is an extremely rare complication of MD. A child presenting with signs of obstruction and concomitant sepsis is typically presumed to have perforated acute appendicitis, until proven otherwise intra-operatively. The following case illustrates the importance of recognizing the need for emergent surgery when confronted with an acute abdomen of uncertain etiology and maintaining a broad differential whilst doing so.",
keywords = "Internal hernia, Key words Meckel's diverticulum, Obstruction",
author = "Hui, {Vanessa W.} and Jacqueline Tsai and Nirmal Gokarn and Statter, {Mindy B.}",
year = "2016",
month = "1",
day = "1",
doi = "10.1016/j.epsc.2015.11.014",
language = "English (US)",
volume = "4",
pages = "52--53",
journal = "Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports",
issn = "2213-5766",
publisher = "Elsevier BV",

}

TY - JOUR

T1 - Internal hernia associated with perforated Meckel's diverticulum

AU - Hui, Vanessa W.

AU - Tsai, Jacqueline

AU - Gokarn, Nirmal

AU - Statter, Mindy B.

PY - 2016/1/1

Y1 - 2016/1/1

N2 - Internal hernia resulting from a perforated Meckel's diverticulum (MD) is an extremely rare complication of MD. A child presenting with signs of obstruction and concomitant sepsis is typically presumed to have perforated acute appendicitis, until proven otherwise intra-operatively. The following case illustrates the importance of recognizing the need for emergent surgery when confronted with an acute abdomen of uncertain etiology and maintaining a broad differential whilst doing so.

AB - Internal hernia resulting from a perforated Meckel's diverticulum (MD) is an extremely rare complication of MD. A child presenting with signs of obstruction and concomitant sepsis is typically presumed to have perforated acute appendicitis, until proven otherwise intra-operatively. The following case illustrates the importance of recognizing the need for emergent surgery when confronted with an acute abdomen of uncertain etiology and maintaining a broad differential whilst doing so.

KW - Internal hernia

KW - Key words Meckel's diverticulum

KW - Obstruction

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=84952342631&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=84952342631&partnerID=8YFLogxK

U2 - 10.1016/j.epsc.2015.11.014

DO - 10.1016/j.epsc.2015.11.014

M3 - Article

AN - SCOPUS:84952342631

VL - 4

SP - 52

EP - 53

JO - Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports

JF - Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports

SN - 2213-5766

ER -