Duodenal Perforation Simulating as Duodenal Duplication Cyst in a Neonate: A Case Report

Jayalaxmi Shripati Aihole, Narendra Babu


Spontaneous duodenal perforation in neonates (SDPN) is a rare surgical emergency. Only few cases have been reported. A neonate presented with abdominal distension investigated with imaging modalities which gave suspicion of a duodenal duplication or choledochal cyst. At surgery, a duodenal perforation with local collection, was encountered simulating a duodenal duplication cyst.


Duodenal perforation; Spontaneous; Duodenal duplication cyst; Choledochal cyst

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