Delayed Presentation of Isolated Jejunal Perforation Following Accidental TraumaCorrespondence Address :
Dr. Kshitij Arun Manerikar,
Resident, Department of Surgery, Dr D Y Patil Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, Sant Tukaram Nagar,
Pimpri-411018, Pune, Maharashtra, India.
Blunt abdominal trauma can injure any abdominal organs which had significant morbidity and mortality in paediatric age group. It can lead to duodenal, jejunal or rather any bowel perforation. Isolated jejunal perforation still remains rare entity with less documented reports in specifically paediatric age group. We hereby present a case of three-year-old female child with isolated jejunal perforation, post history of fall from height. Early exploration and prompt surgical intervention led to successful outcome in this patient.
Abdominal trauma, Jejuno-jejunostomy, Paediatric patient
Kshitij Arun Manerikar, Priyank Verma, Abhijit Ghatage, Shishir Garg, Mirat Dholakia. DELAYED PRESENTATION OF ISOLATED JEJUNAL PERFORATION FOLLOWING ACCIDENTAL TRAUMA. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 March [cited: 2017 May 22 ]; 11:PD09-PD10. Available from
Date of Submission: Sep 09, 2016
Date of Peer Review: Nov 10, 2016
Date of Acceptance: Dec 04, 2016
Date of Publishing: Mar 01 2017
Financial OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.
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