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Unusual case of Meckel's diverticulum: a case report and review of an atypical form of presentation.
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PMID:  9734157     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This is a review of a child who developed symptomatic anemia secondary to a huge Meckel's Diverticulum (MD). The patient presented with multiple complications, such as: neoplasia, occult chronic bleeding, giant size MD, partial intestinal obstruction and severe symptomatic anemia. There was complete resolution of the condition after resection and ileo-ileal anastomosis. After revision of the literature, this case is the first report of MD occurring concomitantly with such a myriad of signs and symptoms.
J I Camps; V N Ortiz; A Bufo; T E Lobe
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Boletín de la Asociación Médica de Puerto Rico     Volume:  90     ISSN:  0004-4849     ISO Abbreviation:  Bol Asoc Med P R     Publication Date:    1998 Jan-Mar
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-09-29     Completed Date:  1998-09-29     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505267     Medline TA:  Bol Asoc Med P R     Country:  PUERTO RICO    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  37-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
General Surgery Department, Mayaguez Medical Center, PR.
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MeSH Terms
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / etiology*
Ileal Neoplasms / complications,  surgery
Leiomyoma / complications,  surgery
Meckel Diverticulum / complications*,  surgery

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