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Giant Meckel's diverticulum associated with a congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15004890     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Giant Meckel's diverticulum is a very rare lesion and its association with a congenital diaphragmatic hernia has not been reported previously. We report a case of newborn with a giant Meckel's diverticulum and congenital diaphragmatic hernia. A large round atypical air-filled bowel segment was found by chest radiography preoperatively, and a giant Meckel's diverticulum was located within the left hemithorax during surgery.
In Suk Kang; Soo Min Ahn; Airi Han; Jung-Tak Oh; Seok Joo Han; Seung Hoon Choi; Eui Ho Hwang
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Yonsei medical journal     Volume:  45     ISSN:  0513-5796     ISO Abbreviation:  Yonsei Med. J.     Publication Date:  2004 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-03-08     Completed Date:  2004-04-19     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0414003     Medline TA:  Yonsei Med J     Country:  Korea (South)    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  177-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
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MeSH Terms
Hernia, Diaphragmatic / complications*,  congenital,  pathology*
Infant, Newborn
Meckel Diverticulum / complications*,  pathology*,  surgery

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