Boletín médico del Hospital Infantil de México
versión impresa ISSN 1665-1146
MARTIN ALVAREZ SOLIS, Rubén et al. Divertículo de Meckel asociado a divertículo ileal en un niño. Bol. Med. Hosp. Infant. Mex. [online]. 2004, vol.61, n.1, pp. 60-67. ISSN 1665-1146.
Introduction. A wide spectrum of disorders have been related to involution failure of the onfalo-mesenteric duct; among them Meckel's diverticulum is commonly observed. In this work we present a case of Meckel's diverticulum associated to an ileal diverticulum. Case report. A 9 years old male was admitted because an acute abdominal picture of 3 days of evolution. At exploring laparotomy, generalized peritonitis, a Meckel's diverticulum at 60 cm of the ileo-local valve as well as another profusion at 2 cm of the first were found; 17 cm of ileon were resected and the histopathological study disclosed 2 ileal diverticuli. The patient was discharged well 8 days after surgery. Conclusion. An unusual case of Meckel's diverticulums associated with an ileal diverticulum is presented.
Palabras llave : Meckel's diverticulum; ileal diverticulum.