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Online ISSN 1827-1782
Luchetti P. 1, Rivolta U. 1, Salamina G. 1, Poccobelli M. 1, Boldrini F. 1, Vannelli A. 2, Cattaneo A. 1, Tatani B. 1, Bragherio G. 1
1 Operative unit of General Surgery Magenta Hospital, Milan, Italy
2 Colo-Rectal Cancer Surgery Unit Department of Surgery National Cancer Institute Milan, Italy
Meckel’s diverticulum is often an incidental finding during abdominal surgical procedures. It was described that the blood supply derives from mesentery or rarely from a mesodiverticular band. The following report describes an instance where blunt trauma caused intra-abdominal haemorrhage, due to the destruction of a mesodiverticular band.