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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The diagnostic tests were varied. He had no significant previous medical history, was on no regular medication, had no allergies known and had no family history of gastrointestinal pathology.

You can change the settings or obtain more information by clicking here. The value of sonography, CT and air enema for detection of complicated Meckel diverticulum in children with nonspecific clinical presentation. Surgical resection of the affected intestinal segment is the mainstay of treatment in both diverticula diagnosed incidentally, as the complicated by inflammation, bleeding, obstruction or perforation.

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[Giant Meckel’s diverticulum in an adult].

Due to contamination of the wound and a psychomotor agitation framework presented by the patient, it was necessary new surgical approach on the fourth day due a partial dehiscence aponeurotic.

The right becomes the superior mesenteric artery that supplies a terminal branch to the diverticulum, while the left involutes. Jiang, Bai Yang, F. Turk J Gastroenterol, 21pp. The other major complications are hemorrhage, obstruction, intussusception, diverticulitis and perforation. As well as MD, other secondary abnormalities due to the incomplete regression of the omphalomesenteric duct are umbilico-ileal fistula, umbilical divertiulo and the presence of a hard fibrous cord.


At laparotomy was identified large amount of enteral fluid in the dlverticulo, small bowel loops swollen and distended.

Meckel’s diverticulum

Burjonrappa S, Khaing P. Pyloric stenosis Hiatus hernia. An unusual complication of Meckel’s diverticulum “.

It might remain completely asymptomatic or may mimic some disorders like Crohn’s disease, Appendicitis and peptic ulcer diseases. Lymphatic follicles were also observed in mdckel. Rev Esp Enferm Dig ; 9: We present a meckeel of 45 cases undergoing surgery in the general and paediatric surgery units of our hospital between January and January The patient became hypovolemic and was submitted to an intraoperative enteroscopy.

Sixty percent of those who become symptomatic are under 10 years old. I have some feedback on: Access to the abdominal cavity using routine laparoscopy provides essential information on the diagnosis and for the treatment. In a recent review, the conditions most commonly associated with symptomatic diverticulum were: An epidemiologic, population-based study.

In less acute cases, where the disease was suspected and it was possible to complete the study for a specific diagnosis, endoscopy, colonoscopy, scintigraphy with Tc 99 and arteriography were subsequently used Fig. We report a patient with diffuse peritonitis due to perforation of Meckel’s diverticulum. J Indian Med Assoc. London, Elsevier Churchill Livingstone. World J Gastroenterol ; J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg.


Treatment of a Meckel diverticulum complicated should always be aimed at the surgical resection of the diverticulum. Annular pancreas Accessory pancreas Johanson—Blizzard syndrome Pancreas divisum.

Gray’s anatomy for students 2nd ed. It is a true diverticulumconsisting of all 3 layers of the bowel wall which are mucosasubmucosa and muscularis propria.

[Giant Meckel’s diverticulum in an adult].

Please enter a valid username and password and try again. We will respond to all feedback. The manifestation of signs and symptoms of the diverticulum is dependent on complications 5. Sampath Divertkculo Latha V.

Surgery,http: Two retrospective studies of patients diagnosed with Meckel’s diverticulum also reached this neckel Leijonmarck et al, Preoperative detection of symptomatic MD requires a high index suspicion, and arrangement of the diagnostic tests. Drilling can be caused by diverticulitis, trauma, ulceration, tumor or foreign body and generates a diffuse peritonitis considerable morbidity and mortality.

There was no recurrence of the disease.