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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Congenital malformations and deformations of digestive system Q35—Q45— Ali Tavakkoli, Stanley W. The flow must be greater than 0. Lymphatic follicles were also observed in submucosa. Heterotopic means the displacement of an organ from its normal anatomic location.

mec,el Therefore, during appendectomy, ileum should be checked dlverticulo the presence of Meckel’s diverticulum, if it is found to be present it should be removed along with appendix. Also, severe pain in the epigastric region is experienced by the person along with bloating in the epigastric and umbilical regions. Surgical management of Meckel’s diverticulum. It presents itself as a small out pouching from the lower part of the ileum arising from the ante mesenteric border – the part of the intestine lying opposite the mesenteric attachment.

Meckel’s diverticulum

MD stems from the incomplete atrophy of the omphalomesenteric duct, which normally closes from the tenth week of embryological development and becomes a fibrous band that disappears 2. Abdominal ultrasound performed in 16 patients: In diverticuoo of isolated small bowel ulceration alternative etiologies to CD should be carefully investigated since IBD treatments carry significant costs and side effects for patients.


Clin Anat, 24pp. After an extensive revision of the case a laparoscopy was performed and MD was resected, with resolution of the symptoms.

The patient did well postoperatively, with no recurrent episodes of bleeding, and was discharged seven days after surgery. Hemorragia digestiva baja severa originada en el intestino delgado. Incidence and frequency of complications and management of Meckel’s diverticulum. An divwrticulo with resection of the diverticulum was carried out Fig.

Table 1 — Complications of Meckel’s Diverticulum: It had a length of 4. The authors declare no conflict of interest. Complicated meckel’s diverticulum in adult pathology. Laboratory data showed severe anemia with hemoglobin level of 3. Your feedback has been submitted successfully. 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.

Hence it is necessary to report such anomaly, whenever it encountered in surgical procedures or cadaver dissection.

[Giant Meckel’s diverticulum in an adult].

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.

Initially, a fecaloid mass obstructs the diverticulum leading to mecjel, necrosis and eventual perforation.

The anatomical basis of clinical practice. Intestinal atresia Duodenal atresia Meckel’s diverticulum Hirschsprung’s disease Intestinal malrotation Dolichocolon Enteric duplication cyst.


Divertículo de Meckel: Reporte de Caso

World J Emerg Surg. Views Read Edit View history. Bleeding, for example, is the most common complication observed under 2 years old due to ulceration of digerticulo ileal mucosa adjacent caused by acid production by the ectopic gastric mucosa.

Although hemodynamically stable, he kept bleeding intermittently and had to receive 3 more units of red cells. We present a case in which acid-secreting MD mimic Crohn’s ileitis. British Journal of Surgery. Rectal examination revealed red blood in stools. A 39 years old man, was admitted to the emergency unit of diffuse abdominal pain of 3 days of evolution, associated with anorexia, nausea and meciel.

[Giant Meckel’s diverticulum in an adult].

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. Si continua navegando, consideramos que acepta su uso. The interior showed circular mucous folds, which were similar to that of the proximal part of the ileum Fig. Laparoscopic management of Meckel’s diverticulum in adults. Singapore Med J ; However, for Meckel’s diverticulitis without obstruction, CT is the radiological study of choice.

Malignancies may also occur but are found in only 0.