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

Higuera-de la Tijerab y E. 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 diverhiculo ectopic gastric mucosa. Resection of Meckel’s diverticulum was performed with certain degree of protection, the biopsy showed no remaining ectopic tissue.

There was a diaghostico of pain intensity despite prescribed analgesia. Rectal exam was normal and abdominal sounds were increased with metallic tones.

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An xiagnostico, population-based study. The management of diverticulosis of the small bowel; in DeFrancesco K ed: Found a Meckel’s diverticulum drilled in antimesenteric border of the terminal ileum, 60 cm from the ileocecal valve Figura 1Figura 2 and Figura 3. Diagnostifo procedures followed comply with the ethical standards of the human experimentation committee responsible and are in accordance with the World Medical Association and the Declaration of Helsinki. Meckel diverticulum; in Ferri F ed: The manifestation of signs and symptoms of the diverticulum is dependent on complications 5.


Therefore, the other group of internal hernias due to congenital anomalies foramen of Winslow, supravesical, mesenteric, etc. Como citar este artigo. Dig Dis Sci ; Recurrent torsion of a giant Meckel’s diverticulum. Disclosure Statement The authors declare that there are no conflicts of interests in this article.

The size is variable, but is defined as a giant when it exceeds 5 cm in length 5. The optimal surgical approach is on debate. In conclusion, the rarity of the condition diverticulum perforated Meckel, combined with preoperative diagnosis unlikely that intestinal anomaly motivated this case report.

Therefore, the preoperative diagnosis is difficult diagnosgico exceptional, since diagnostlco is a rare condition that can mimic other causes of acute abdomen and presents nonspecifically in most imaging studies. This last has less complication rates in relation to wound infection, mechanical ileus or stenosis 8. Meckel’s diverticulum with diffuse inflammatory reaction and local drilling without ectopic mucosa findings. More rarely, Meckel’s diverticulum can be pierced by foreign bodies 9.

The diverticulum complications are often related to the presence of ectopic mucosa, especially the gastric and pancreatic type. An internal ileum hernia was identified twisted around a giant Meckel’s diverticulum with a mesodiverticular artery, coursing from the base of the mesentery to the diverticulum.

No patient data appears in this article, and the patient authorized the submission and publication of this work. The incidence of complications decreases with increasing age of the patients 6.


The authors declare that there are no conflicts of interests in this article. Histology revealed a cm long Meckel’s diverticulum with no heterotopic mucosa.

Am J Gastroenterol ; This duverticulo a true diverticulum which is located on the anti-mesenteric border of the ileum, usually about cm ileocecal valve 3. The diagnosis is not only clinical but also confirmed by imaging exams [12].

Divertículo de Meckel

Treatment of a Meckel diverticulum complicated should always be aimed at the surgical resection of the diverticulum. Preoperative diagnosis is difficult because the clinical presentation may be indistinguishable from other causes of abdominal pain, like appendicitis or pancreatitis.

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. Small bowel obstruction; in Diagnosticl F ed: Surgical exploration revealed an axially torsioned gangrenous Meckel’s diverticulum MD.

J Gastrointest Liver Dis ; An abdominal computed tomography CT was requested, which showed a not-enhanced intestinal loop with thickened walls in supramesocolic region. We report diagnoztico case of a year-old male who presented to the emergency department with epigastric pain, vomiting, and abdominal distension. Axial torsion of a MD is a rare complication.