Its presentation as a giant Meckel’s diverticulum (>5 cm) is rare and is Publisher: El divertículo de Meckel corresponde a la persistencia. Intussusception secondary to Meckel’s diverticulum in a 3-month-old girl. Case reportInvaginación intestinal secundaria a diverticulo de Meckel en niña de 3. Int. J. Morphol., 25(3), CASE REPORT. Meckel’s Diverticulum. A Case Report. Divertículo de Meckel. Reporte de Caso. Sampath Madhyastha.

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It usually presents in the first years of life, but can also occur in adults.

Meckel’s diverticulum

Mackey WC, Dineen P. This is a true diverticulum which is located on the anti-mesenteric border of the ileum, usually about cm ileocecal valve 3.

Mayo Clin Proc ; Pathology confirmed the presence of a Meckel’s diverticulum with focal ectopic gastric mucosa. We reviewed all patient records and analysed each patient’s features, presentation of the disease, diagnostic resources used, treatment received, complications and follow-up to final healing. Sixty percent of those who become symptomatic are under 10 years old. Access to the abdominal cavity using routine laparoscopy provides essential information on the diagnosis and for the treatment.

Intestines Intestinal atresia Duodenal atresia Meckel’s diverticulum Hirschsprung’s disease Intestinal malrotation Dolichocolon Enteric duplication cyst.


We present a case in which acid-secreting MD mimic Crohn’s ileitis. Biopsies of the ileum and colon were undertaken. Recurrent torsion of a giant Meckel’s diverticulum.

J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg. Surgical management of Meckel’s diverticulum.

Anomalies between the diverticulum and umbilicus may include the presence of diiverticulo cord, cystfistula or sinus, leading to: Acute inflammation of DM is usually accompanied by fever, vomiting and abdominal pain, and is often indistinguishable from acute appendicitis.

As well as MD, other secondary abnormalities due to the incomplete regression of the omphalomesenteric duct are umbilico-ileal fistula, umbilical sinus and the presence of a hard fibrous cord. Diverficulo of a Meckel diverticulum complicated should always be aimed at the surgical resection of the diverticulum.

Meckel’s diverticulum – Wikipedia

Pyloric stenosis Hiatus hernia. Resection of Meckel’s diverticulum was performed with certain degree of divertiuclo, the biopsy showed no remaining ectopic tissue.

An epidemiologic, population based study. Colonoscopy might be helpful to rule out other sources of bleeding but it is not used as an identification tool. To improve our services and products, we use riverticulo own or third parties authorized to show advertising related to client preferences through the analyses of navigation customer behavior.

A Meckel’s diverticuluma true congenital diverticulumis a slight bulge in the small intestine present at birth and a vestigial remnant of the omphalomesenteric duct also called the vitelline duct or yolk stalk. Semin Pediatr Surg ;5: Rev Col Bras Cir. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Diverficulo J Emerg Surg.


The presence of an image with inflammatory changes around a cul-de-sac, and enteroliths occasionally being appreciated, supports the diagnosis However, it is often misdiagnosed as acute appendicitis. Meckel’s diverticulum Schematic drawing of a Meckel’s diverticulum with a part of the small intestine.

At this time, a single-balloon enteroscopy SBE by anal route was proposed to clarify these findings. Take a look at our subscription options.

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Patients with these misplaced gastric cells may experience peptic ulcers as a consequence. Meckel’s diverticulum is the most prevalent congenital anomaly of the gastrointestinal tract. Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine ; Therefore, during appendectomy, ileum should be checked for the presence of Meckel’s diverticulum, if it is found to be present it should be removed along with appendix.

An epidemiologic, population-based study.