Meckel's diverticulum in children.

P. C. Das, P. L. Rao, K. Radhakrishna

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Twenty one surgically documented cases of Meckel's diverticulum in children treated at Kasturba Hospital, Manipal since 1981 are reviewed. Of them, 14 presented with intestinal obstruction, 2 with pain abdomen, 2 with Littre's hernia and 2 were found incidentally. Only one patient presented with gastrointestinal bleeding. The clinical profile of these patients is analyzed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)19-20
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Postgraduate Medicine
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-1992

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  • Medicine(all)

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    Das, P. C., Rao, P. L., & Radhakrishna, K. (1992). Meckel's diverticulum in children. Journal of Postgraduate Medicine, 38(1), 19-20.