Pediatric small bowel obstruction: a rare case

Amol Deshpande, Swapnil Madankar, Vijay Kawalkar


In the recent era, pediatric small bowel obstruction found commonly due to congenital anomalies like intussusceptions, Meckel's diverticulum etc. An unusual case of pediatric small bowel obstruction is being presented for its rarity and mode of presentation due to foreign body.


Pediatric obstruction, Foreign body

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