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Case Studies | General Surgery | India | Volume 11 Issue 1, January 2022
Small Bowel Obstruction Due to Mesodiverticular Band of Meckel's Diverticulum: A Rare Presentation
Abstract: Meckel's diverticulum is the most common congenital abnormality of the gastrointestinal tract. Most of the Meckel's diverticula are discovered incidentally during a surgical procedure performed for other reasons. Here we present a rare case of small bowel obstruction due to mesodiverticular band of meckel?s diverticulum. 19 Years old male patient presented to emergency with pain abdomen for two days and obstipation for one day was admitted under emergency services of our hospital. CT whole abdomen with contrast revealed dilated small bowel loops with abrupt transition in mid ileum with collapsed distal ileum and colon. Patient underwent emergency exploratory laparotomy intraoperatively mesodiverticular band was seen and separated; the ileal loop was released from the diverticulum. Resection of the Meckel's diverticulum was done and primary closure of the bowel was performed.
Keywords: Mesodiverticular Band, Meckel's Diverticulum
Edition: Volume 11 Issue 1, January 2022,
Pages: 785 - 787