"Meckel Diverticulum" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A congenital abnormality characterized by the outpouching or sac formation in the ILEUM. It is a remnant of the embryonic YOLK SAC in which the VITELLINE DUCT failed to close.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Meckel Diverticulum" by people in Profiles.
Multifaceted behavior of Meckel's diverticulum in children. J Pediatr Surg. 2018 Apr; 53(4):676-681.
Reminiscing on Remnants: Imaging of Meckel Diverticulum and Its Complications in Adults. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2017 Nov; 209(5):W287-W296.
Evaluating the Patient with Right Lower Quadrant Pain. Radiol Clin North Am. 2015 Nov; 53(6):1159-70.
Axial torsion of Meckel's diverticulum presenting as a pelvic mass. Pediatr Radiol. 2001 Dec; 31(12):886-8.
The curious umbilicus: clue to the cause of abdominal pain. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 1991 Jul; 13(1):90-1.
An experimental model for assessing the radiopertechnetate diagnosis of gastric mucosa in Meckel's diverticulum. J Pediatr Surg. 1974 Dec; 9(6):879-83.
[Intestinal duplication in an adult subject, simulating acute appendicitis]. Minerva Chir. 1968 Mar 31; 23(6):288-95.