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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29785678/heterotopic-pancreas-without-meckel-s-diverticulum-in-children-as-unique-cause-of-gastrointestinal-bleeding-think-about-it
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Mélodie Juricic, Damipi Yempab Djagbare, Marion Carmassi, Nicoleta Panait, Alice Faure, Oumar NDour, Gabriel NGom, Thierry Merrot
Ectopic pancreas also known as heterotopic pancreas (HP) is a rare congenital anomaly, mainly found as incidental finding during autopsy or abdominal exploration for an other condition. Incidence rate is probably underestimated as patients are mostly asymptomatic; otherwise, it is capable of producing symptoms depending on its location, size, often appearing in the 4th-to-6th decades. Complications such as inflammation, obstruction, bleeding, and malignancy degeneration must be considered. Pediatrics cases are very rare, generally concerning HP within Meckel's diverticulum, manifesting by gastrointestinal bleeding and intussusception...
May 21, 2018: Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy: SRA
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29769192/unique-presentation-of-a-ruptured-meckel-s-diverticulum-after-blunt-trauma
#2
Derek Lim, Kevin Bain, Sampath Kumar
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 16, 2018: BMJ Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29750325/meckel-s-diverticulum-in-children-parameters-predicting-the-presence-of-gastric-heterotopia
#3
Ivana Slívová, Zuzana Vávrová, Hana Tomášková, Okaikor Okantey, Igor Penka, Peter Ihnát
BACKGROUND: The presence of gastric ectopic mucosa in Meckel's diverticulum is associated with a higher risk of development of complications. The aim of the present study was to investigate which demographic/clinical parameters predict the presence of gastric heterotopia in Meckel's diverticulum. METHODS: This was a retrospective cohort study conducted in a single institution (University Hospital Ostrava, Czech republic). All children who underwent laparoscopic/open resection of Meckel's diverticulum within a 20-year study period were included in the study...
May 10, 2018: World Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29742596/elongated-appearance-of-meckel-s-diverticulum-on-99mtco4-scintigraphy
#4
Ha Wu, Ruifang Zhao, Zai Song, B T Kung, Xiaofei Zhao
A Meckel's scintigraphy using TcO4 was performed in a 9-year-old boy. The images revealed an elongated abnormal radiotracer accumulation in the right abdomen, which was confirmed as Meckel diverticulum combined with an omphalomesenteric cyst.
May 7, 2018: Clinical Nuclear Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29733021/axial-torsion-and-infarction-of-meckel-s-diverticulum-in-the-3rd-trimester-of-pregnancy
#5
Radu Botezatu, Radu Marian, Nicolae Gica, George Iancu, Gheorghe Peltecu, Anca Maria Panaitescu
Meckel's diverticulum is a congenital anomaly which can become complicated or remain asymptomatic throughout life. During pregnancy, however, diverticulum infection could become a serious complication. Diverticulum necrosis and perforation are complications that increase morbidity in pregnancy, both maternal and fetal. The rarity of the condition and the maternal physiological changes in pregnancy make the diagnosis difficult. We present the case of a Meckel's diverticulum gangrene in third trimester pregnancy, atypical case due to advanced pregnancy where the risk-benefit balance was carefully evaluated on one hand because of the risk of infection associated with expectant management and on the other hand the risk and complications of iatrogenic preterm premature birth...
March 2018: Chirurgia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29730434/intestinal-perforation-due-to-crohn-s-ileitis-immunosuppression-related-lymphoma-and-meckel-s-diverticulum
#6
Chanakyaram A Reddy, Scott R Owens, D Kim Turgeon
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 3, 2018: Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29723182/enteric-duplication-cyst-as-a-cause-for-small-bowel-obstruction-in-adulthood
#7
Joel D'souza, Simon Richards
We report a case of a patient presenting with small bowel obstruction secondary to an enteric ileal duplication cyst. Although common in infancy, they are rarely seen in adults. Radiologically they may be difficult to distinguish from a Meckel diverticulum and often the diagnosis is made retrospectively. Optimal management of the asymptomatic adult is unclear.
May 4, 2018: New Zealand Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29703052/a-newborn-patient-with-both-annular-pancreas-and-meckel-s-diverticulum-a-case-report-of-an-unusual-association
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Peng Cai, Zhenwei Zhu, Jianlei Chen, Lulu Chen, Jiang Pan, Wenxian Zhi, Jie Zhu, Bin Wu, Zhicheng Gu, Shungen Huang, Jian Wang
RATIONALE: Annular pancreas (AP) is recognized as a cause of duodenal obstruction in children, while children with Meckel's diverticulum (MD) are usually asymptomatic. Here we present a rare case with both AP and MD, which was identified by abdominal exploration during diamond-shaped duodenoduodenostomy. PATIENT CONCERNS: A "double-bubble" sign was found by ultrasound at 35 week of pregnancy. After 39 weeks of pregnancy, the male patient was transferred to the Department of General Surgery, Children's Hospital of Soochow University because of a suspected duodenal stenosis...
April 2018: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29687560/mesenteric-location-of-a-perforated-meckel-s-diverticulum-in-an-elderly-patient-with-acute-appendicitis-a-case-report
#9
Bernard Piotuch, Jerzy Lubikowski, Krzysztof Szymanik, Maciej Wójcicki
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 24, 2018: ANZ Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29686835/atypical-presentation-of-meckel-s-diverticulum-in-a-hispanic-man-a-case-report
#10
Yohanis O'Neill, Hiram M Soler
The incidence of Meckel's diverticulum is 2% in the general population. Although most commonly found in children as painless rectal bleeding, in adults, obstruction, inflammation, and perforation are the usual manifestations. We present the case of a 32 year old man who arrived at our institution with hematochezia and symptomatic anemia. A large Meckel's diverticulum was encountered during work-up and treated by segmental small bowel resection. A literature review, including disease presentation, pathology findings, and treatment options is discussed...
April 2018: Journal of Surgical Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29661575/outcomes-of-laparoscopic-resection-of-meckel-s-diverticulum-are-equivalent-to-open-laparotomy
#11
Brian Ezekian, Harold J Leraas, Brian R Englum, Brian F Gilmore, Christopher Reed, Tamara N Fitzgerald, Henry E Rice, Elisabeth T Tracy
PURPOSE: Meckel's diverticulum (MD) is a common congenital anomaly caused by failure of involution of the omphalomesenteric duct. Enthusiasm for minimally invasive surgery (MIS) in children has burgeoned as technologies have advanced, but the outcomes of laparoscopic resection in comparison to open laparotomy for MD remain poorly defined. We queried a large national database to compare current practice patterns and clinical outcomes between surgical approaches for MD in the pediatric population...
March 15, 2018: Journal of Pediatric Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29644034/food-ileus-secondary-to-citrus-fruit-associated-with-a-meckel-s-diverticulum-a-case-report-and-review-of-the-literature
#12
Yukihiro Tatekawa
The case of an 11-year-old boy with an orange-associated ileus in the setting of a mesodiverticular band from a Meckel's diverticulum is reported herein. Computed tomography showed a small bowel feces sign. He underwent laparoscopic-assisted surgery, and intraoperative findings revealed a Meckel's diverticulum associated with a mesodiverticular band distal to dilated small bowel. After resection of the Meckel's diverticulum and inspection of the intestinal contents proximal to the obstruction, it was apparent that undigested food material was impacted proximal to the obstruction...
March 2018: Journal of Surgical Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29642985/retained-capsule-endoscopy-in-a-patient-with-a-meckel-diverticulum-previously-treated-by-endovascular-embolization
#13
Oscar Cano-Valderrama, Belen Manso, Jaime Ruiz-Tovar, Manuel Duran-Poveda, Sandra Agudo-Fernández
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 1, 2018: American Surgeon
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29627186/perforation-of-meckel-s-diverticulum-by-a-foreign-body
#14
M Merayo-Álvarez, D Fernández-Martínez, J Gonzales-Stuva, L Sanz-Álvarez, J A Álvarez-Pérez
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 4, 2018: Revista de Gastroenterología de México
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29600598/diagnosis-of-meckel-diverticulum-on-endoscopic-retrograde-ileography-in-a-child
#15
Takuro Sato, Manabu Tagawa, Hiroki Wada, Ryo Sumazaki
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 30, 2018: Pediatrics International: Official Journal of the Japan Pediatric Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29560660/luminal-duplication-wireless-capsule-endoscopy-detection-of-meckel-s-diverticulum
#16
M Silva, H Cardoso, S Lopes, A Peixoto, S Gomes, M Sá Fernandes, J Costa, G Macedo
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 2017: Acta Gastro-enterologica Belgica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29544236/-rare-clinical-case-of-a-small-intestine-ileus-following-an-invaginated-meckel-s-diverticulum
#17
Claudia Schadow, Hanna Schmidt, Alexander Schorcht, Frank Meyer
MEDICAL HISTORY AND CLINICAL FINDINGS:  A 43-year old male patient was admitted because of diffuse abdominal discomfort for two days, which had started in the upper abdomen; medical history, no previous surgical interventions at the abdomen. INVESTIGATIONS:  Gastroscopy and abdominal ultrasound revealed only a mild gastritis. Laboratory parameters: showed only a slight leucocytosis (10 610/µL). On the 1st day of the hospital stay, the patient developed a worsening of the abdominal symptoms with distended abdomen, sounding bowel movements and recurrent vomiting, which were interpreted as acute abdomen by the surgeon on call leading to the indication of a surgical intervention...
March 2018: Deutsche Medizinische Wochenschrift
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29524855/melena-as-an-unusual-presentation-of-gastrointestinal-stromal-tumour-a-case-report
#18
G Mulkerrin, N M Hogan, M Sheehan, M R Joyce
INTRODUCTION: Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GISTs) are a rare slow growing malignancy, accounting for less than 1% of all gastrointestinal (GI) tract tumors. These tumors are usually discovered incidentally by endoscopy, surgery or radiology. However on occasions they may present with significant symptoms including GI blood loss. This case report discusses an atypical presentation of a GIST in a 57-year-old female. CASE PRESENTATION: A 57-year-old woman presented to the emergency department following one episode of melena...
2018: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29515402/vesicoenteric-fistula-arising-from-an-adenocarcinoma-of-ectopic-pancreatic-tissue-in-a-meckel-diverticulum
#19
Naoyuki Fujita, Mitsuhiro Tambo, Yuichi Terado, Michio Fujita, Takatsugu Okegawa, Kikuo Nutahara
We report a case of a vesicoenteric fistula arising from an adenocarcinoma of ectopic pancreatic tissue in a Meckel diverticulum in a 58-year-old man. The patient suffered from refractory micturition pain and increased urinary frequency. Computerized tomography with a contrast agent showed a ring-shaped enhanced mass near the dome of the urinary bladder. Magnetic resonance imaging showed a cystic mass close to the urinary bladder with partly irregular wall and fistula formation to the urinary bladder. Surgical findings showed a Meckel diverticulum in the ileum, which formed a fistula with the urinary bladder, and Meckel diverticulectomy and partial cystectomy were performed...
January 2018: Case Reports in Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29511137/unusual-ileal-anomalies-associated-with-omphalomesenteric-duct-remnants
#20
Mohamed Ouladsaiad, Najoua Aballa, El Ouafi El Aouni Kamili, Karima Fouraiji
The association between omphalomesenteric duct remnants and other digestive tract malformations is not rare. Most associated anomalies are reported with Meckel's diverticulum. We report two associated anomalies which were never reported: an ileal stenosis and an ileal duplication. Surgeons must be aware of associated anomalies to prevent post-operative complications.
April 2017: African Journal of Paediatric Surgery: AJPS
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