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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Surgical management of Meckel’s diverticulum. Its interior showed circular mucous folds similar to that of the proximal part of the ileum.

Meckel’s diverticulum

Infobox medical condition new All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from May Commons category link is on Wikidata. Singapore Med J ; Choledochal cysts Caroli disease Biliary atresia. Association between Meckel’s diverticulum and Crohn’s disease: Concise colour medical dictionary 5th ed.

It is generally agreed that all symptomatic DM cases should be surgically treated, with the laparoscopic approach being the technique of choice An asymptomatic Meckel’s diverticulum is called a silent Meckel’s diverticulum.

Rectal examination revealed red blood in stools. Perforation is a rare complication may be caused by diverticulitis, trauma, ulceration, tumor or strange body 8. On physical examination was in regular general condition, dehydration, tachycardia and suffering facies.

However, the patient presented a massive recurrent bleeding within 24 h and was decided to meeckel another SBE. Meckel’s diverticulum in the adult. Retrieved from ” https: Meckel’s diverticulum diverhiculo the most prevalent congenital anomaly of the gastrointestinal tract. Does Helicobacter pylori colonize the gastric mucosa of Meckel’s diverticulum?


Divertículo de Meckel perforado

No specialised tests are needed mecke there is clear clinical suspicion and surgery must be performed without delay in emergency cases.

J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg. World J Gastroenterol ; Introduction Meckel’s diverticulum MD is a vestigial remnant of the omphalomesenteric duct of the foetal digestive tract, which was not fully reabsorbed before birth. In our case report the presence of multiple ulcers, some of those serpiginous, in the terminal ileum and the fact that single-balloon enteroscopy did not detect MD, conducted to a false hypothesis of inflammatory bowel disease IBD.

After an extensive revision of the case a laparoscopy was performed and MD was resected, with resolution of the symptoms. London, Elsevier Churchill Livingstone. Incidence and frequency of complications and management of Meckel’s diverticulum.

A total of 45 divertlculo aged between 0 and 68 years were operated on.

[Giant Meckel’s diverticulum in an adult].

The follow-up time was months for children aged less than 18 years and longer months for adults. The diagnosis must be considered in any patient with unexplained abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting or gastrointestinal bleeding 5.

The blind extremity tip of the diverticulum was not connected to abdominal wall or other portion of the intestine. The small intestine and Meckel’s diverticulum were dissected and our findings were recorded by photography.

Vomiting, abdominal pain and severe or complete constipation. In cases of isolated small bowel ulceration alternative etiologies to CD should be carefully investigated since IBD treatments carry significant costs and side effects for patients.

Approaches for Meckel’s diverticulum depend on how we performed the diagnosis, it was incidental finding or due to the presence of complications. J Indian Med Assoc. Tumors in Meckel’s diverticulum may cause bleeding, acute abdominal pain, gastrointestinal obstruction, perforation or intussusception.


Lymphatic follicles were also observed in submucosa. Take a look at our subscription options. D ICD – Choose one of the access methods below or take a look at our subscribe or free trial options.

Divertículo de Meckel: Reporte de Caso

Therefore, it is important for clinicians to keep this entity in mind when looking at cases of gastrointestinal bleeding even in adults. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. Detailed knowledge of the pathophysiological properties is essential in dealing with the life-threatening complications of Meckel’s diverticulum.

The other major complications are hemorrhage, obstruction, intussusception, diverticulitis and perforation. Meckel’s diverticulum; Peritonitis; Abdomen, acute source: The lesion in all cases was confined to the ileal segment of the small intestine and Meckel’s diverticulum was confirmed after the relevant anatomopathological study.

Radiographics, 24pp. Colonoscopy might be helpful to rule out other sources of bleeding but it is not used as an identification tool.

An enterectomy with resection of the diverticulum was carried meckfl Fig. It revealed large amounts of fresh blood not allowing the procedure. The incidence of Meckel’s diverticulum in the general population has been estimated to be about two percent Standring,