Case Report: Meckel’s Diverticulum presenting with obstruction of appendix and small bowel obstruction

Subhash Khanna, Amal Kumar Sah, Suprio Chaudhary


Meckel’s diverticulum is a congenital anomaly resulting from incomplete obliteration of the omphalomesenteric duct. Incidence variesfrom 0.3%to2.5%. Most patients being asymptomatic, in some casescomplications involving a Meckel’s diverticulum mayobscure the clinical picture.We present a case with atypical presentation as acute appendicitis and small bowel obstruction due tointernal herniation of appendix along with small bowel.


Meckel’s diverticulum, Appendicitis, Laparoscopic, Internal hernia, Omphalomesenteric duct, Small bowel obstruction

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