Spontaneous caecal perforation secondary to abdominal wall abscess or vice versa - case report and review of literature


  • Dinesh Kumar Barolia Senior resident
  • Aditya Pratap singh
  • . Harsha Vinod Bathia
  • Vipal H Parmar
  • Bhavana Asit Mehta
  • Shraddha Mehta




Abscess, caecal perforation, perforation, spontaneous caecal perforation


Background: Spontaneous caecal perforation secondary to abdominal wall abscess is a rare entity. There may be abdominal wall abscess due to spontaneous caecal perforation. Small and large bowel perforation in neonatal period is common secondary to necrotizing enterocolitis. But beyond neonatal caecal perforation is unusual.

Case presentation: We are reporting an interesting case of spontaneous caecal perforation in two year old female child without any sign and symptoms of peritonitis or abdominal discomfort secondary to abdominal wall abscess. Or it may be vice versa, abdominal wall abscess develops secondary to caecal perforation.

Conclusion: Caecal perforation in children beyond to neonatal period is extremely rare. To the best of our knowledge, I have never seen in English literature of spontaneous caecal perforation secondary to abdominal wall abscess or vice versa.


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Author Biographies

Aditya Pratap singh

  1. Department of Paediatric Surgery, Bhagwan Mahavir Hospital, Mahavir Nagar, Sumerpur, District – Pali, Rajasthan, India,

            Email Id-dr.adisms@gmail.com, Mobile No. 9462650478.

. Harsha Vinod Bathia

  1. , Department of Anaesthia, Bhagwan Mahavir Hospital, Mahavir Nagar, Sumerpur, District – Pali, Rajasthan, India,

            Email id-drharsha04@yahoo.com , Mobile No. 9820517474

Vipal H Parmar

  1. MD Pathology, Consultant histopathologist at neuberg supratech references laboratories, Ahmedabad (NSRL),

            Email id-vipal.parmar@supratechlabs.com ,Mobile no. 971257640

Bhavana Asit Mehta

  1. Head of Department Histoanatomic Pathology Department, Neuberg Supratech Reference Laboratory, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India,

            Email Id-bhavna.mehta@supratechlabs.com ,

Shraddha Mehta

  1. Department Of Pathology, Bhagwan Mahavir Hospital, Mahavir Nagar, Sumerpur, District – Pali, Rajasthan, India,

            Email Id-shraddha059@gmail.com , Mobile No. 940875074.


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Barolia DK, singh AP, Bathia . HV, Parmar VH, Mehta BA, Mehta S. Spontaneous caecal perforation secondary to abdominal wall abscess or vice versa - case report and review of literature. J Pediatr Adolesc Surg [Internet]. 2021Jul.17 [cited 2022Jun.30];1(2):107-10. Available from: http://jpedas.org/ojs/index.php/jpedas/article/view/jpas-87
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