Meckel’s Diverticulitis Leading to the Volvulus and Ileal Perforation In An Adolescent Cerebral Palsy Patient

Tashaba Qaiser Faizi, Hassan Ahmed, Salman Jafferi, Surrendar Dawani, Anum Rafique

  • Tashaba Qaiser Faizi Department of General Surgery Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) Karachi


Meckel’s diverticulum (MD) is a congenital anomaly of the gastrointestinal tract that remains asymptomatic in most of the people. However, it may present with bleeding per rectum, intestinal obstruction and perforation usually in pediatric age group. We report an adolescent cerebral palsy patient who presented with volvulous leading to intestinal obstruction and perforation secondary to Meckel’s diverticulitis.

Key words

•Meckel’s diverticulum, Volvulous, Ileal perforation