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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Although it is not without risk, it is considered justified given the possibility of developing future complications and the presence of intradiverticular tumours, and the possibility of malignisation mecmel A memory aid is the rule of 2s: The alkaline secretions of ectopic pancreatic tissue can also cause ulcerations Artigas. Its interior showed circular mucous folds similar to that of the proximal part of the ileum.

An enterectomy with resection of the diverticulum was carried out Fig.

Patients with these misplaced gastric cells may experience peptic ulcers as a consequence. There was no recurrence of the disease. Biopsies at first colonoscopy revealed non-specific ileitis.

The natural history of Meckel’s diverticulum and its relation to incidental removal. Meckel’s diverticulum occurs in about two percent of the population, making it the most prevalent congenital anomaly of the gastrointestinal tract.

Flow in the omphalomesenteric artery is pathognomonic for DM, it usually occurs in an aberrant branch of the superior mesenteric artery 2.

A technetiumm 99mTc pertechnetate scan, also called Meckel scan, is the investigation of choice to diagnose Meckel’s diverticula neckel children. There are studies of tumours lodging in the DM lumen, which may be benign, such as leiomyomas, angiomas, or neurofibromas, or malignant, such as leiomyosarcomas or carcinoid tumours 2.


Meckel’s diverticulum

He underwent a small bowel capsule endoscopy, although this procedure was incomplete, fresh blood was seen in the distal ileum, without identification of any lesion. An epidemiologic, population based study. In cases where an inflammatory or ischemic process involves the adjacent ileum, intestinal resection with the diverticulum and anastomosis mecel be necessary.

An arteriography may be used in adult patients with episodes of intermittent bleeding or faecal occult blood. The omphalomesenteric duct omphaloenteric duct, vitelline duct or yolk stalk normally connects the embryonic midgut to the yolk sac ventrally, providing nutrients to the midgut during embryonic development.

It is a true diverticulumconsisting of all 3 layers of the bowel wall which are mucosasubmucosa and muscularis propria.

You can change the settings or obtain more information by clicking here. Larsen’s human embryology 4th ed. 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. World J Emerg Surg. The value of sonograhpy, CT and air enema for detection of complicated Meckel’s divertuculum in children with nonspecific clinical presentation.

Most DM cases are asymptomatic, and may be an incidental finding during imaging studies or surgery for other reason. We present a series of 45 cases undergoing surgery in the general and paediatric surgery units of our hospital between January and January From the archives of the AFIP. Meckel’s diverticulum MD is a true intestinal diverticulum containing all layers of the small intestine, resulting from the failure of the vitelline duct to obliterate.

Singapore Med J ; Drilling can be caused by diverticulitis, trauma, ulceration, tumor or foreign body and generates a diffuse peritonitis considerable morbidity and mortality.


The main drawback is that this is not available at all hospitals. Discussion Meckel’s diverticulum is the most common congenital anomaly of the gastrointestinal tract.

Color Doppler of Meckel’s diverticulum: report of two cases

Anomalies between the diverticulum and umbilicus may include the presence of fibrous cord, cystfistula or sinus, leading to: Table 1 — Complications of Meckel’s Diverticulum: Treatment is surgical, potentially with a laparoscopic resection.

Meckel’s diverticulum in adults: Surgical management of Meckel’s diverticulum. Heterotopic means the displacement of an organ from its normal anatomic location. Rev Esp Enferm Dig ; 9: The anatomical basis of clinical practice.

Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine ; Usually, CT does not accurately show the presence of DM as a cause of obstruction; therefore, presence of DM as the cause of diverticlo obstruction is usually confirmed during surgery. Diveticulo disorders of digestive system Diseases of intestines General surgery Medical mnemonics.

Ali Tavakkoli, Stanley W. Perforation is a rare complication may be caused by diverticulitis, trauma, ulceration, tumor or strange body 8. Surgical management of Meckel’s diverticulum. Higuera-de la Tijerab y Dierticulo.

The incidence of Meckel’s diverticulum in the general population has been estimated to be about two percent Standring, Clinically oriented embryology 9th ed. If diagnostic angiography and conventional endoscopy do not reveal the cause of lower gastrointestinal bleeding, capsule endoscopy 14 may be performed, although its value in the acute process is limited 8.

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