A Rare Presentation of Meckel’s Diverticulum

Sameeah Hanif, Ulas Khan, Soweba Hanif

  • Sameeah Hanif Department of Surgery DHQ Abbottabad


Meckel’s diverticulum is one of the the most common congenital malformations of intestinal tract. Inflammation of the diverticulum is a rare clinical presentation in adult population and it often mimick acute appendicitis. A 45-year old male was operated for suspicion of acute appendicitis but found to have Meckel’s diverticultis. A large diverticulum with signs of inflammation adherent with greater omentum found. Resection of diverticulum with end to end anastomosis of ileum was performed.

Key words

Meckel’s diverticulum, Meckel’s diverticultis, Abdominal pain.