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Clinical Features of a Meckel's Diverticulum

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

Objective:

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Description:

Meckel's diverticulum is a remnant of the vitellointestinal (omphlomesenteric) duct. It is present in about 2% of the population. Many patients are asymptomatic unless there is ectopic mucosa, a fibrous cord or tumor in the diverticulum.

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