Meckel's diverticulum


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Meckel's diverticulum

[′mek·əlz ‚dī·vər′tik·yə·ləm]
(embryology)
The persistent blind end of the yolk stalk forming a tube connected with the lower ileum.
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Intra-operative findings were a perforated inflamed Meckel's diverticulum with a tooth pick (Figure-1).
45 (25 male and 20 female) patients were treated with Meckel's diverticulum.
In our case, the hematochezia and Tc-99m pertechnetate scintigraphy findings were initially thought to be indicative of Meckel's diverticulum.
There was a Meckel's diverticulum with fibrous band extending to the anterior abdominal wall (Figure 5).
Symptomatic Meckel's diverticulum in children: A 16 year review.
Congenital gastric heterotopia may be associated with other entities such as a Meckel's diverticulum or duplications; it is believed that these lesions develop from the primitive gut epithelium as a congenital anomaly, becoming hyperplastic over time.
The cause of the obstruction was unknown until videoscopic exploratory surgery revealed Meckel's diverticulum.
It was a localized dilatation in the area of Meckel's diverticulum and was in communication at both the ends with the small intestine and contained meconium.
Bowel obstruction caused by a Meckel's diverticulum enterolith: a case report and review of the literature.
Meckel's diverticulum was found to be inflamed (Figure 2).
Histopathology revealed an acutely inflamed Meckel's diverticulum with ectopic gastric tissue and haemorrhagic peptic ulceration, confirming the suggestion of Meckel's diverticulitis in our CT report.