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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[Giant Meckel’s diverticulum in an adult].

Se continuar a navegar, consideramos que aceita o seu uso. The majority of people with a Meckel’s diverticulum are asymptomatic.

Fibrous bands attached to the diverticulum often cause obstruction. For less urgent cases, abdominal ultrasound and scintigraphy with Tc 99 although it has a high rate of false negatives are recommended, with the most sensitive and specific being vascular interventional X-ray, which is usually reserved.

A memory aid is the rule of 2s: Classic presentation in adults includes intestinal obstruction and inflammation of the diverticulum diverticulitis.

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.

Eur Divegticulo Surg ; The patient did well postoperatively, with no recurrent episodes of bleeding, and was discharged seven days after surgery. Vomiting, abdominal pain and severe or complete constipation. 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.


Treatment is surgical, potentially with a laparoscopic resection.

It was held segmentary enterectomy doverticulo the area of the diverticulum and terminoterminal primary enteroanastomosis in two planes. Biopsies of the ileum and colon were undertaken. Laparoscopic resection for incidentally detected Meckel diverticulum.

Laparoscopic management of Meckel’s diverticulum in adults. He had no significant previous medical history, was on no regular medication, had no allergies known and had no family history of gastrointestinal pathology.

Otoch 2Fernanda Kreve 1Francisco S. Perforation is a rare complication may be caused by diverticulitis, trauma, ulceration, tumor or strange body 8. Congenital disorders of digestive system Diseases of intestines General surgery Medical mnemonics. He was discharged on day 10 without further complications. Divertiuclo specialised tests are needed when there is clear clinical suspicion and surgery must be performed without delay in emergency cases.

This appears ve a mechanical obstruction of the small intestine with distension, diffuse abdominal pain, vomiting and constipation, the pathophysiological mechanism being a volvulus or intussusception 2.

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Rectal examination revealed red blood in stools. Inflamm Bowel Dis, 17pp.


Recurrent torsion of a giant Meckel’s diverticulum. Rarely, a Meckel’s diverticulum containing ectopic pancreatic tissue can present with abdominal pain and increased serum amylase levels, mimicking acute pancreatitis. Complications and management of Meckel’s diverticulum: At laparotomy was identified large amount of enteral fluid in the cavity, small bowel loops swollen and distended.

Complications of Meckel’s diverticula in adults.

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

The main drawback is that this is not available at all hospitals. It is generally agreed that all symptomatic DM cases should be surgically treated, with the laparoscopic divertciulo being the technique of choice The treatment of symptomatic MD is surgical resection.

There was no recurrence of the disease. Meckel’s diverticulum is the most common congenital anomaly of the gastrointestinal tract.

Though the presence of Meckel’s diverticulum was said to be common in two percent of individuals, we identified this diverticulum for first time in the last 12 years in about cadavers. Sign up for a FREE trial.