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meckels diverticulum

André Gonçalves, Marinho Almeida, Luís Malheiro, J Costa-Maia
INTRODUCTION: Meckel's diverticulum is the most common congenital abnormality of the gastrointestinal tract. The perforation of a Meckel's diverticulum by a foreign body is a very rare complication. CASE PRESENTATION: A 61-year-old male presented to the Emergency Department with complaints with abdominal pain and fever, and abdominal rebound tenderness on physical examination. An intestinal perforation by a foreign body was diagnosed by CT scan. The patient was submitted to a diagnostic laparoscopy and a perforation of a Meckel's diverticulum by a foreign body was identified...
September 7, 2016: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
Sagar Pandey, Miao Fan, Zhe Xu, Chaogui Yan, Junfeng Zhu, Xiuhong Li
INTRODUCTION: Meckel diverticulum (MD) is the most common congenital abnormality of gastrointestinal tract. Tough believed to occur in 2% of population, most of them remain veiled because majority are clinically asymptomatic and remain obscure in radiological examination. CLINICAL FINDINGS AND DIAGNOSIS: A 26-year-old male with episodic black colored stool since last 10 years. Tough symptomatic, diagnosis of pathological lesion, and the bleeding site could not be established with any of the sophisticated diagnostic technique...
October 2016: Medicine (Baltimore)
J Lemale, S Boudjemaa, B Parmentier, H Ducou Le Pointe, A Coulomb, L Dainese
INTRODUCTION: Meckel's diverticulum is a common malformation in children, usually asymptomatic, with complications in only 20% of cases. Exceptionally, a tumor can develop in Meckel's diverticulum in children, particularly Burkitt's lymphoma; in adults it can develop into a gastrointestinal stromal tumor, a leiomyosarcoma, or a neuroendocrine tumor such as a carcinoid tumor. The diagnosis of inflammatory pseudotumor following an insidious perforation is rare. OBSERVATION: We report the case of a 14-month-old boy who presented with fever, asthenia, food refusal, and digestive complaints such as vomiting and tender abdomen suggesting appendicitis...
September 27, 2016: Archives de Pédiatrie: Organe Officiel de la Sociéte Française de Pédiatrie
Sung Noh Hong, Hyun Joo Jang, Byong Duk Ye, Seong Ran Jeon, Jong Pil Im, Jae Myung Cha, Seong-Eun Kim, Soo Jung Park, Eun Ran Kim, Dong Kyung Chang
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Various modalities have been used to diagnose Meckel's diverticulum (MD) in practice, but with their diagnostic accuracy deemed to be unsatisfactory for clinical practice. Moreover, the usefulness of these modalities has not been evaluated for the diagnosis of bleeding MD in adults, due to the relative rarity of this condition. Therefore, the aim of our multicenter study was to determine the most accurate modality for the preoperative diagnosis of bleeding MD in adults...
2016: PloS One
Rahşan Özcan, Mirzaman Hüseynov, Şenol Emre, Çiğdem Tütüncü, Hayriye Ertem Vehid, Sergülen Dervişoğlu, İbrahim Adaletli, Sinan Celayir, Gonca Tekant
BACKGROUND: The aim of the present study was to evaluate cases in which intussusception was unsuccessfully treated with pneumatic reduction (PR), and intussusception recurred following PR. METHODS: The medical records of 401 patients who presented with intussusception between 2003 and 2014 were retrospectively analyzed. Included were 61 patients, 20 of whom underwent unsuccessful PR (Group 1), and 41 of whom experienced intussusception recurrence following PR (Group 2)...
May 2016: Ulusal Travma Ve Acil Cerrahi Dergisi, Turkish Journal of Trauma & Emergency Surgery: TJTES
Rahul Gupta
A 56-year-old male presented to the hospital with complaint of abdominal pain. On clinical evaluation, the patient had features suggestive of perforation peritonitis. Blood indices revealed leukocytosis, hemoconcentration, and pre-renal azotemia. Relevant CT scan images delineating the pathology have been uploaded. Surgical intervention with small-bowel resection was performed for perforated Meckel's diverticulitis. Post-operative course was uneventful.
August 2016: Indian Journal of Surgery
Yvonne Ying-Ru Ng, James Chi-Yong Ngu, Andrew Siang-Yih Wong
BACKGROUND: Although adhesions account for more than 70% of small bowel obstruction (SBO), they are thought to be less likely aetiologies in patients without previous abdominal surgery. Expedient surgery has historically been advocated as prudent management in these patients. Emerging evidence appears to challenge such a dogmatic approach. METHODS: A retrospective analysis was performed in all SBO patients with a virgin abdomen admitted between January 2012 and August 2014...
August 25, 2016: ANZ Journal of Surgery
Meng-Chiung Lin, Peng-Jen Chen, Yu-Lueng Shih, Hsin-Hung Huang, Wei-Kuo Chang, Tsai-Yuan Hsieh, Tien-Yu Huang
Single-balloon enteroscopy (SBE) is designed for identifying possible small bowel lesions with balloon-assisted enteroscopy that allows deep intubation of the intestine. However, data regarding the outcome and safety of SBE remain limited. We conducted this study to evaluate the outcome and safety of anterograde and retrograde SBE approaches. This retrospective review from a tertiary medical center in Taiwan included endoscopic reports and chart data from 128 patients with 200 anterograde and retrograde procedures from September 2009 to November 2014...
2016: PloS One
Qian Xie, Qingjie Ma, Bin Ji, Shi Gao, Qiang Wen
INTRODUCTION: Meckel's diverticulum is a common congenital abnormality of gastrointestinal tract in children. Planar scintigraphy using Technetium-99m pertechnetate is widely used in the diagnosis of Meckel's diverticulum. Single photon emission computed tomography/computed tomography (SPECT/CT) fusion imaging may help to locate the Meckel's diverticulum lesion. We now present a Meckel's diverticulum case which tends to be missed. CASE DESCRIPTION: The patient was diagnosed with Mecke's diverticulum by planar scintigraphy in 2007...
2016: SpringerPlus
Z Ahmed, S Chhabra, J Kankaria, R K Jenaw
Meckel's diverticular perforation is a rare cause of acute abdomen during pregnancy. We report the case of a 24-year-old woman at 24 weeks of gestation who presented with abdominal pain for 4 days accompanied with abdominal distension, tenderness and guarding in right lower quadrant. Ultrasonography was inconclusive. The patient underwent exploratory laparotomy with the clinical suspicion of appendicular perforation peritonitis. Intraoperatively, a perforated Meckel's diverticulum was detected. Owing to gross contamination of the peritoneal cavity, a diverticulectomy with ileostomy was performed...
2016: BMJ Case Reports
Kotti Ahmed, Zitouni Hayet, Louati Hamdi, Ben Dhaou Mahdi, Jallouli Mohamed, Mhiri Riadh
Meckel's diverticulum (MD) is the most common congenital anomaly of the gastrointestinal tract. Most often is asymptomatic but it may give a number of complications including gastrointestinal bleeding, obstruction and inflammation. Axial torsion and gangrene of MD are exceptional. The correct diagnosis of MD could only be made during surgery. Early surgery is important to reduce morbidity, especially perforation. Laparoscopy aided in the diagnosis and adequate treatment. We herein describe the case of a 4-year-old boy with axial torsion of MD...
July 2016: African Journal of Paediatric Surgery: AJPS
Seungkoo Lee, Seong Whi Cho
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 6, 2016: Journal of Pathology and Translational Medicine
Seo-Youn Choi, Seong Sook Hong, Hyun Jeong Park, Hae Kyung Lee, Hyeong Cheol Shin, Gyo Chang Choi
Meckel's diverticulum is the most frequent congenital malformation of the gastrointestinal tract, occurring in 2% of the general population. Meckel's diverticulum is usually asymptomatic and found incidentally. However, the lifetime risk of complications is 4-40%. In this essay, we describe the clinical and imaging findings in 12 cases of Meckel's diverticula with complications over a 5-year period, which were confirmed pathologically. The major complications of Meckel's diverticulum include gastrointestinal bleeding, bowel obstruction, perforation and inflammation...
August 4, 2016: Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology
Hee Ju Sohn, Kwi-Won Park, Na Mi Lee, Mi-Kyoung Kim, Seung Eun Lee
A congenital hernia into the base of the umbilical cord is known as an exomphalos and when the size of the defect is 5 cm or less and containing only bowel, it is called as exomphalos minor. We present a case of a newborn with an exomphalos minor within a Meckel diverticulum. He underwent surgical resection of the Meckel diverticulum and repair of the abdominal wall defect. To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of Meckel diverticulum in an exomphalos minor in Korea.
August 2016: Annals of Surgical Treatment and Research
Basak Erginel, Feryal Gun Soysal, Huseyin Ozbey, Erbug Keskin, Alaattin Celik, Aslı Karadag, Tansu Salman
Introduction. The aim of the study was to evaluate our children who are operated on for anomalous congenital band while increasing the awareness of this rare reason of intestinal obstruction in children which causes a diagnostic challenge. Patients and Methods. We retrospectively reviewed the records of fourteen children treated surgically for intestinal obstructions caused by anomalous congenital bands. Results. The bands were located between the following regions: the ascending colon and the mesentery of the terminal ileum in 4 patients, the jejunum and mesentery of the terminal ileum in 3 patients, the ileum and mesentery of the terminal ileum in 2 patients, the ligament of Treitz and mesentery of the jejunum in one patient, the ligament of Treitz and mesentery of the terminal ileum in one patient, duodenum and duodenum in one patient, the ileum and mesentery of the ileum in one patient, the jejunum and mesentery of the jejunum in one patient, and Meckel's diverticulum and its ileal mesentery in one patient...
2016: Gastroenterology Research and Practice
Samantha Mc Kenzie Stancu, Bogdan Aurelian Popescu, Mircea Beuran
Meckel's Diverticulum is the most common congenital malformation of the gastrointestinal tract with a prevalence of 2 % in the general population, being twice as common and symptomatic in males. Not seldom is the diagnosis made incidentally, upon laparotomy for other intra-abdominal conditions, namely acute appendicitis. Simple Diverticulectomy is the surgical treatment of choice. We present the case of S.M., a 38 year-old male who was admitted to the Surgery Department of the Bucharest Clinical Emergency Hospital for sudden onset of initially periumbilical pain, which later migrated and localized in the right iliac fossa (RIF) accompanied by vomiting after the onset of pain, approximately 24 hours prior to admission...
May 2016: Chirurgia
Astrit R Hamza, Besnik X Bicaj, Fisnik I Kurshumliu, Valon A Zejnullahu, Fatos E Sada, Avdyl S Krasniqi
INTRODUCTION: A Meckel's diverticulum (MD) is the most common congenital anomaly of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. They arise from the middle-to-distal ileum. Contrary to MD, intestinal duplication cyst (IDC) is uncommon congenital anomaly of GI, but can occur anywhere from the tongue to the anus. PRESENTATION OF CASE: Here we report an 18-year-old male who presented to the department of abdominal surgery with chronic abdominal pain, frequent vomiting and mild abdominal distension...
2016: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
Yogender Singh Kadian, Anjali Verma, Kamal Nain Rattan, Pardeep Kajal
BACKGROUND: Vitellointestinal duct (VID) or omphalomesenteric duct anomalies are secondary to the persistence of the embryonic vitelline duct, which normally obliterates by weeks 5-9 of intrauterine life. METHODS: This is a retrospective analysis of a total of 16 patients of symptomatic remnants of vitellointestinal duct from period of Jan 2009 to May 2013. RESULTS: Male to female ratio (M:F) was 4.3:1 and mean age of presentation was 2 months and their mode of presentation was: patent VID in 9 (56...
July 2016: Journal of Neonatal Surgery
Shin Miyata, David W Bliss
BACKGROUND: Meckel's diverticulum is the most common anomaly of the gastrointestinal tract. It is usually asymptomatic, but approximately 4 % present with complications such as bleeding, intestinal obstruction, and inflammation, while perforation is rare. Carcinoid or gastrointestinal stromal tumors are occasionally found in the resected specimens of Meckel's diverticulum, particularly in the context of perforation. CASE PRESENTATION: A 62-year-old male with a recent history of admission and evaluation for hematochezia presented with abdominal pain...
December 2016: Surgical Case Reports
Daniel G Rosenbaum, Avrum N Pollock
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
July 2016: Pediatric Emergency Care
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