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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Perforation is a rare complication may be caused by diverticulitis, trauma, ulceration, tumor or strange body 8.

Torsions of intestine around the intestinal stalk may also occur, leading to obstruction, ischemiaand necrosis.

Pyloric stenosis Hiatus hernia. Surgical management of Meckel’s diverticulum. Given the symptoms of active lower gastrointestinal bleeding or acute abdominal pain, and general malaise and fever, we are forced to rule out the acute diverticular disease and indicate emergency surgery if reasonable suspicion exists. Found a Meckel’s diverticulum drilled in antimesenteric border of the terminal ileum, 60 cm from the ileocecal valve Figura 1Figura 2 and Figura 3. Surgical management of Meckel’s diverticulum.

Mackey WC, Dineen P. Abdominal ultrasound can be used as a screening technique in patients with acute abdominal pain, as provides a tubular and compressible hyperechoic image 14which explains the local inflammatory process and indicates emergency surgery.

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Jiang, Bai Yang, F. Meckel’s diverticulum; Congenital gastrointestinal anomalies; Dissection. However, it is often misdiagnosed as acute appendicitis. It revealed large amounts of fresh blood not allowing the procedure. 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.


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Sleisenger and Fordtran’s gastrointestinal and liver disease. J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg. Incarceration of a DM in a hernia sac is known as Littre’s hernia. Higuera-de la Tijerab y E. It revealed some ulcers in the distal ileum, one of those serpiginous Fig.

Bleeding of the diverticulum doverticulo most common in young children, especially in males who are less than 2 years of age. The Meckel’s diverticulum presented itself 58cm proximal to the ileoceacal junction Fig. In asymptomatic patients, Meckel’s diverticulum is often diagnosed as an incidental finding during laparoscopy or laparotomy.

Surgery,http: All patients underwent surgery successfully, with remission of the symptoms being achieved in all cases. The most common complications are hemorrhage, small bowel obstruction, and diverticulitis, which occur more frequently in children rather than in adults. Surg Gynecol Obstet ; Since preoperative diagnosis is difficult and infrequent, in most cases this anomaly is confirmed only during surgery.

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Congenital malformations and deformations of digestive system Q35—Q45— The objective of this study was to show the prevalence of this disease in our area and perform a systematic review of the literature. He denied abdominal pain, episodes of diarrhea mevkel use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

The most common site for DM is the antimesenteric border of the terminal ileum, cm from the ileocecal valve in adults, and cm in children.


Meckel’s diverticulum is the most common congenital anomaly of the gastrointestinal tract. An enterectomy with resection of the diverticulum was carried out Fig. He required transfusion of 5 units of red blood cells and hemoglobin level raised to 7. Hemorragia digestiva baja severa originada en el intestino delgado.

[Giant Meckel’s diverticulum in an adult].

Sixty percent of those who become symptomatic are under 10 years old. Detailed knowledge of the pathophysiological properties is essential in dealing with the life-threatening complications of Meckel’s diverticulum. At dissection the following features were noted. Anatomopathologically, DM is considered as a diverticulum, as it includes all layers of the intestinal wall. More rarely, Meckel’s diverticulum can be pierced by foreign bodies 9. It might remain completely asymptomatic or may mimic some diberticulo like Crohn’s disease, Appendicitis and peptic ulcer diseases.

Inflamm Bowel Dis, 17pp. To improve our services and products, we use “cookies” own or third parties authorized to show advertising related to client preferences through the analyses of navigation customer mecel.

The embryological basis for the Meckel’s diverticulum is well known. The alkaline secretions of ectopic pancreatic tissue can also cause ulcerations Artigas. A subscription is required to access all mrckel content in Best Practice. Complicated meckel’s diverticulum in adult pathology.