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Meckel diverticulum

Friday 21 May 2004

Associations

- carcinoid tumor in Meckel diverticula (#3056140#)

Complications

- MD there is approximately a 4% risk of developing complications.
- bleeding (with/without ectopic gastric mucosa) (#19317929#)
- intussusception
- obstruction due to a mesodiverticular band
- volvulus
- herniation
- Meckel diverticulum torsion
- intestinal ntussusception on Meckel diverticulum
- Meckel diverticulum ischemia by thromboembolism (#19732220#)
- Meckel diverticulum axial torsion and ischemic necrosis (gangrene) (#19278165#, #19534380#, #18959721#, #16968199#, #16680236#, #15030041#, #12222911#, #9707071#)
- acute necrotizing Meckel diverticulitis due to biliary enterolithiasis (#9845616#, #7560331#)
- small bowel strangulation by encirclement of the small bowel by a long Meckel diverticulum and infarction (#8930046#, #18449970#)
- primary ascaridial perforations of Meckel diverticulum (#2258213#)
- acute inflammation of pancreatic tissue in a Meckel diverticulum (#7139421#)
- gangrene of Meckel diverticulum in pregnancy due to iron tablet (#4809806#)

Videos

- Laparoscopic Meckel diverticulectomy

See also

- digestive malformations
- omphalomesenteric duct remnants

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