Case Report: Meckel’s Diverticulum presenting with obstruction of appendix and small bowel obstruction
Meckel’s diverticulum is a congenital anomaly resulting from incomplete obliteration of the omphalomesenteric duct. Incidence variesfrom 0.3%to2.5%. Most patients being asymptomatic, in some casescomplications involving a Meckel’s diverticulum mayobscure the clinical picture.We present a case with atypical presentation as acute appendicitis and small bowel obstruction due tointernal herniation of appendix along with small bowel.
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