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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A memory aid is the rule of 2s: Detailed knowledge of the pathophysiological properties is essential in dealing with the life-threatening complications of Meckel’s diverticulum.

Furthermore, the patient can develop hypovolemic shock. The diverticulum ilei or Meckel’s diverticulum is the most common congenital anomaly of the gastrointestinal tract. Most cases of Meckel’s diverticulum are diagnosed when complications manifest or incidentally in unrelated conditions such as laparotomy, laparoscopy or contrast study of the small intestine. In cases of isolated small bowel ulceration alternative etiologies to CD should be carefully investigated since IBD treatments carry significant costs and side effects for patients.

Radiographics, 24pp. All patients underwent surgery successfully, with remission of the symptoms being achieved in all cases.

Hence it is necessary to report such anomaly, whenever it encountered in surgical procedures or cadaver dissection. It revealed large amounts of fresh blood not allowing the procedure. A year-old male presented a 4-day history of gastrointestinal bleeding passage of bloody stool.

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An unusual complication of Meckel’s diverticulum “. The blind extremity tip of the diverticulum was not connected to abdominal wall or other portion of the intestine. In cases where an inflammatory or ischemic process involves the adjacent ileum, intestinal resection with the diverticulum and anastomosis may be necessary. Divfrticulo oesophagogastroduodenoscopy OGD dicerticulo performed, but it was negative.

The natural history of Meckel’s diverticulum and its relation to incidental removal. Surg Gynecol Obstet ; It is a remnant of the connection from the yolk sac to the small intestine present during embryonic development.


The preliminary diagnosis of regional enteritis Crohn’s disease was assumed. Otoch 2Fernanda Kreve 1Francisco S. Your feedback has been submitted digerticulo. Preoperative detection of symptomatic MD requires a high index suspicion, and arrangement of the diagnostic tests.

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Biopsies of the ileum and colon were undertaken. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. The interior showed circular mucous folds, which were similar to that of the proximal part of the ileum Fig. However, these diverticula can become infected diverticulitis in a small number of patients, causing intestinal blockage or bleeding of the mucosa. A case of Meckel’s diverticulitis treated on the assumption of Crohn’s Disease. 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.

Its caliber is generally similar to that of ileum and its blind extremity may be free or may be connected with abdominal wall or with some other portions of the intestine by a fibrous band. It is especially useful in cases where clinical symptoms and findings of additional tests provide results that are indistinguishable from those expected for acute appendicitis Discussion Meckel’s diverticulum is the most common congenital anomaly of the gastrointestinal tract.

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Table 1 — Complications of Meckel’s Diverticulum: Rectal examination revealed red blood in stools. Biopsies at first colonoscopy revealed non-specific ileitis.

Initially, a fecaloid mass obstructs the diverticulum leading to inflammation, necrosis and eventual perforation. And the risk of complications is 4. An asymptomatic Diverticjlo diverticulum is called a silent Meckel’s diverticulum. Abdominal ultrasound performed in 16 patients: Meckel’s diverticulum in adults: Meckel’s diverticulum; Peritonitis; Abdomen, acute source: The present paper will highlight the incidence, the embryological basis and related clinical implications of the Meckel’s diverticulum.


We present a series of 45 cases undergoing surgery in the general and paediatric surgery units of our hospital between January and January Continuing navigation will be considered as acceptance of this use.

A 39 years old man, was admitted to the emergency meckek of diffuse abdominal pain of 3 days of evolution, associated with anorexia, nausea and vomiting. The second most common manifestation is intestinal obstruction, mainly in adolescents and adults 2,9.

There was no recurrence of the disease. Choledochal cysts Caroli disease Biliary atresia. He denied abdominal pain, episodes of diarrhea or use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

Rev Esp Enferm Dig ; In our case mecekl the presence of multiple ulcers, diveticulo of those serpiginous, in the terminal ileum and the fact that single-balloon enteroscopy did not detect MD, conducted to a false hypothesis of inflammatory bowel disease IBD. The following are the supplementary data to this article: Inflammation in the mdckel diverticulum has symptoms that mimic appendicitis, therefore its diagnosis is of clinical importance.

[Giant Meckel’s diverticulum in an adult].

Surgery,http: The patient did well postoperatively, with no recurrent episodes of bleeding, and was discharged seven days after surgery. Approaches for Meckel’s diverticulum depend on how we performed the diagnosis, it was incidental finding or due to the presence of complications.

Intestines Intestinal atresia Duodenal atresia Meckel’s diverticulum Hirschsprung’s disease Intestinal malrotation Dolichocolon Enteric duplication cyst. Anatomically MD is a true intestinal divedticulo containing all layers of the small intestine, resulting from the failure of the vitelline duct to obliterate in the first trimester of gestation, in the antimesenteric border of the ileum.