Rare complication of Meckel's diverticulum: Loop formation of diverticulum


Karatepe O., Dural C., Ercetin C. , Citlak G., Samaslioglu A., Gulclcek O. B. , ...Daha Fazla

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, cilt.38, ss.91-93, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 38 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.91-93

Özet

Meckel's diverticulum is the most prevalent congenital anomaly of the gastrointestinal tract, and is reported to occur in 1%-3% of the general population and autopsy series. The total lifetime rate of complications is widely accepted at 4%. Intestinal obstruction is the most common complication in adult patients. We present the diagnosis and management of our patient with intestinal obstruction due to loop formations of a Meckel's diverticulum.