Authors: OĞUZHAN KARATEPE, CEM DURAL, CANDAŞ ERÇETİN, GAMZE ÇITLAK, ARTUR SALMASLIOĞLU, OSMAN BİLGİN GÜLÇİÇEK, SERVET KARAHAN
Abstract: Meckel's diverticulum is the most prevalent congenital anomaly of the gastrointestinal tract, and is reported to occur in 1%-3% of the general population and autopsy series. The total lifetime rate of complications is widely accepted at 4%. Intestinal obstruction is the most common complication in adult patients. We present the diagnosis and management of our patient with intestinal obstruction due to loop formations of a Meckel's diverticulum.
Keywords: Meckel's diverticulum, obstruction, complication
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