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Chirurgia 2007 October;20(5):267-8

Copyright © 2007 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Haemoperitoneum due to the disruption of a Meckel’s mesodiverticular band

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


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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.

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