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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Robbins and Cotran pathologic basis of disease 8th ed. Biopsies of the ileum and colon were undertaken.

Complicated meckel’s diverticulum in adult pathology. Meckel’s diverticulum is the most prevalent congenital anomaly of the gastrointestinal tract.

Surgery,http: An epidemiologic, population based study. Acid secretion from a Meckel’s diverticulum: He denied abdominal pain, episodes of diarrhea or use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Malik, Shams-ul-Bari, Khrshid A. In 26 cases there was diverticul previous suspicion of diverticular disease, while in 19 cases Meckel’s diverticulum was suspected due to initial symptoms.

Biopsies at first colonoscopy revealed non-specific ileitis.

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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.

Failure of the most proximal part of this duct to obliterate, results in the formation of a Meckel’s diverticulum Artigas, Wyllie R, Hyams JS, editors.


Oxyntic types of cells or pancreatic tissue were not identified. Treatment of a Meckel diverticulum complicated should always be aimed at the surgical resection of the diverticulum. Rectal examination revealed red blood in stools. An asymptomatic Meckel’s diverticulum is called a silent Meckel’s diverticulum.

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The preliminary diagnosis of regional enteritis Crohn’s disease was assumed. Si continua navegando, consideramos que acepta su uso. As well as MD, other secondary abnormalities due to the incomplete regression of the omphalomesenteric duct are umbilico-ileal fistula, umbilical sinus and the presence of a hard fibrous cord. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. World J Gastroenterol ; 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.

Inflammation of the diverticulum can mimic symptoms of appendicitis, i.

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Furthermore, the patient can develop hypovolemic shock. The abdomen had severe rigidity, decreased bowel sounds, pain on diffuse palpation and on maneuver sudden decompression. This is a true diverticulum which is located on the anti-mesenteric border of the ileum, usually about cm ileocecal valve 3.

Rev Esp Enferm Medkel ; Although it is not without risk, dvierticulo is considered justified given the possibility of developing future complications and the presence of intradiverticular tumours, and the possibility of malignisation Am J Gastroenterol, 89pp. Lower gastrointestinal bleeding is the most common clinical manifestation, especially in children under 2 years 8 ranging from positive faecal occult blood to massive obvious bleeding.

Colonoscopy might be helpful to rule out other sources of bleeding but it is not used as an identification tool. Most DM cases are asymptomatic, msckel may be an incidental finding during imaging studies or surgery for other reason. Ali Tavakkoli, Stanley W. Meckel’s diverticulum in the adult. A case of Meckel’s diverticulitis treated on the assumption of Crohn’s Disease.


A technetiumm 99mTc pertechnetate scan, also called Meckel scan, is the investigation of choice to diagnose Meckel’s diverticula in diveritculo. Usually, CT does not accurately show the presence of DM as a cause of obstruction; therefore, presence of DM as the cause of the obstruction is usually confirmed during surgery.

The presence of an image with inflammatory changes around a cul-de-sac, and enteroliths occasionally being appreciated, supports the diagnosis Mckel hemodynamically stable, he kept bleeding intermittently and had to receive 3 more units of red cells.

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

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Anomalies between the diverticulum and umbilicus may include the presence of fibrous cord, cystfistula or sinus, leading to: J Indian Med Assoc. However, these diverticula can become infected diverticulitis in a small number of patients, causing intestinal blockage or bleeding of the mucosa.