Volvulvus Due to a Tumor of Meckel's Diverticulum


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Abstract

Small-bowel obstruction in an old woman was the result of a twisted Meckel's diverticulum containing a large neoplasm. As neoplasms comprise only 1.2-1.4% of the complications of the diverticulum, and generally bleed or cause intussusception, we believe that the condition described is not common.

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