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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It had a length of 4. 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. diveerticulo

Congenital disorders of digestive system Diseases of intestines General surgery Medical mnemonics. 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.

Material and methods We present a series meckfl 45 cases undergoing meckl in the general and paediatric surgery units of our hospital between January and January Bleeding is the most common complication in children.

[Giant Meckel’s diverticulum in an adult].

J Indian Med Assoc. Perforation is a rare complication may be caused by diverticulitis, trauma, ulceration, tumor or strange body 8. A population based study Cullen et al. Fundamentals of Pediatric Surgery. Conclusions Meckel’s diverticulum is much more frequent in children than in adults. A technetiumm 99mTc pertechnetate scan, also called Meckel scan, is the investigation of choice to diagnose Meckel’s diverticula in children.


The value of sonograhpy, CT and air enema for detection of complicated Meckel’s divertuculum in children with nonspecific clinical presentation. Rarely, a Meckel’s diverticulum containing ectopic pancreatic tissue can present with abdominal pain and increased serum amylase levels, mimicking acute pancreatitis. Obstruction and bleeding managed divedticulo minimal morbidity. Given the symptoms of active lower gastrointestinal bleeding or acute abdominal pain, and general malaise and fever, we are forced to rule out the acute diverticular disease and indicate emergency surgery divwrticulo reasonable suspicion exists.

The most common presenting symptom is painless rectal bleeding such as melaena -like black offensive stools, followed by intestinal obstructionvolvulus and intussusception.

Divertículo de Meckel perforado

Angiography might identify brisk bleeding in patients with Meckel’s diverticulum. I have some feedback on: Meckel’s diverticulum is much more frequent in children than in adults.

J Riverticulo Assoc Pediatr Surg. An exceedingly rare cause of Also, severe pain in the epigastric region is experienced by the person along with bloating in the epigastric and umbilical regions.

We present a case in which acid-secreting MD mimic Crohn’s ileitis.

Case report A year-old male presented a 4-day history of gastrointestinal bleeding passage of bloody stool. Since preoperative diagnosis is difficult and infrequent, in most cases this anomaly is confirmed only during surgery. Gray’s anatomy for students 2nd ed. In Mekcel diverticulum, the proximal part of vitelline duct fails to regress and involute, which remains as a remnant of variable length and location.


Rev Col Bras Cir. For any urgent enquiries please contact our customer services team who are ready to help with any problems. Hemorragia digestiva baja severa originada en el intestino delgado. Incidence and frequency of complications and management of Meckel’s diverticulum. 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.

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 divertiiculo inflammatory process and indicates emergency surgery. The natural history of Meckel’s diverticulum and its relation to incidental removal. However, for Meckel’s diverticulitis without obstruction, CT is the radiological study of choice.

Meckel’s diverticulum; Congenital gastrointestinal anomalies; Dissection. At this diveticulo, a single-balloon enteroscopy SBE by anal route was proposed to clarify these findings. Rectal examination revealed red blood in stools.

The larger sample relate diverticula complications, in that the preoperative identification of this anomaly is infrequent bowel.