Meckel’s diverticulum as a cause of intestinal obstruction

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Marcelo R. Güemes
Eduardo H. Rodríguez


We report the case of a 50-year-old female patient with abdominal pain and symptoms of intestinal obstruction. Preoperative tests were performed, and the patient underwent exploratory laparotomy. A Meckel’s diverticulum complicated with obstruction due to a fibrous band was found intraoperatively. We conducted a bibliographic review, with focus on diagnostic methods and treatments.


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Güemes, M. R., & Rodríguez, E. H. (2022). Meckel’s diverticulum as a cause of intestinal obstruction. Revista Argentina De Cirugía, 114(1), 76–78.
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