Carlos Sanjuan-Sánchez1* and María G García-Rangel2
1Gastrointestinal Department, Mexico
2Integral Medicine Department, Mexico
*Corresponding Author: Carlos Sanjuan-Sánchez, Gastrointestinal Department, Mexico.
Received: April 09, 2020; Published: April 28, 2020
Meckel´s diverticulum is the most prevalent congenital anomaly of the gastrointestinal tract, is a true diverticulum because contain of the layers of the intestinal wall. Is usually found within 100 cc of the ileocecal valve, is more frequent in men and children with congenital malformations. The diagnostic of symptomatic diverticulum is rare because there is not a specific clinical sing. Treatment of the symptomatic diverticulum is diverticulectomy or intestinal resection, asymptomatic case is still controversy. We reported the case of a male of 24 years old who had acute abdomen, the management was a laparotomy finding diverticulitis of a Meckel´s diverticulum. Intestinal resection was the decision in the case with entero-anastomosis in two planes with clinical good respond.
Keywords: Meckel’s Diverticulum; Acute Abdomen; Diverticulectomy; Intestinal Resection
Citation: Carlos Sanjuan-Sánchez and María G García-Rangel. “Meckel’s Diverticulum: Bibliography Review and Presentation of a Case”Acta Scientific Gastrointestinal Disorders 3.5 (2020): 18-20.
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