We present a case of Meckel diverticulitis in a boy of 7 years old, diagnosed by ultrasound and documented by surgery. We review the literature about the. Diagnóstico endoscópico de una invaginación por divertículo de Meckel. Article in Gastroenterology 34(9) · November with 3 Reads. El divertículo de Meckel se ha de considerar en el diagnóstico diferencial del dolor abdominal y la hemorragia digestiva baja, especialmente en la infancia.

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Histological examination of the surgical specimen: Atlas of surgical techniques for the upper GI tract and ed bowel, ed 1. Meckel’s diverticulum with diffuse inflammatory reaction and local drilling without ectopic mucosa findings.

With the suspicion of intestinal ischemia secondary to internal hernia, the patient was transferred to the operating room. July 26, ; Accepted after revision: Meckel diverticulectomy; in Champagne B ed: In this case, we carry out a small diagjostico resection including the diverticulum, because the intestinal bowel near the MD was also ischemic.

J Am Coll Surg ; J Gastrointest Liver Dis ; Due to contamination of the wound and a psychomotor agitation framework presented by the patient, diagnodtico was necessary new surgical approach on the fourth day due a partial dehiscence aponeurotic.


A small bowel segmental resection was performed, containing the diverticulum. Rectal exam was normal and abdominal sounds were increased with metallic tones. World J Gastrointest Surg ; 6: Diverticulo de Meckel torsionado con isquemia de asa intestinal. The diagnosis must be considered in any patient with unexplained abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting or gastrointestinal mdckel 5.

Divertículo de Meckel

Recurrent torsion of a giant Meckel’s diverticulum. More rarely, Meckel’s diverticulum can be pierced by foreign bodies 9. We report a patient with diffuse peritonitis due to perforation of Meckel’s diverticulum.

Clinical Case A year-old male diagjostico diabetes, dyslipidemia, and overweight presented to the Emergency Department due to abdominal distension, vomitus, and epigastric pain which had started 16 h before.

Spanish Health Illustrated Encyclopedia – Divertículo de Meckel – Serie

Despite the rarity of this kind of hernia, symptoms are similar to the vast majority of causes of small bowel obstruction: Some authors preferred the resection of intestinal loop containing the MD, although other performed a simple diverticulectomy. Diverticulitis, diverticular perforation or enteroliths in diverticular lumen 7.

Tan Y, Zheng Z. No patient data appears in this article, and the patient authorized the submission and publication of this work.

This saccualar structure had cm length Fig. Early diagnosis and surgical treatment lead to the successful outcome. He was discharged on day 10 without further complications. After hemodynamic stabilization, we indicated surgical intervention. In our patient, length of the diverticulum produced the pain’s atypical location in the epigastrium. Small bowel obstructions can be divided into mexkel main groups [8] Table 1.


Otoch 2Fernanda Kreve 1Francisco S. The pathologic report described transmural ischemia and hemorrhage of the intestinal mucosa, which was unable to determine the presence of ectopic tissue.

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

Meckel’s diverticulum is the most common congenital anomaly of the small bowel and is caused by the incomplete obliteration of the omphalomesenteric duct during the eighth week of gestation. The manifestation of signs and symptoms of the diverticulum is dependent on complications 5.

Bleeding, for example, is the most common complication observed under 2 years old due to ulceration of the ileal mucosa adjacent caused by acid production by the ectopic gastric mucosa.

The abdomen had no dievrticulo hernias, was distended with diffuse pain on palpation, and had no signs of peritonitis.

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