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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 82-83

Meckel's diverticulum in ectopic location: A rare presentation

Department of General Surgery, Government Medical College, Amritsar, Punjab, India

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Sumitoj Singh
C-12, Medical College Campus, Amritsar - 143 001, Punjab
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DOI: 10.4103/ssj.ssj_79_16

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Meckel's diverticulum is a common congenital anomaly that present with different clinical manifestations. A case of 35 year old male is being reported who presented with acute pain in right iliac fossa. On exploration meckel's diverticulum was found over the lateral surface of the ileum instead of the anti-mesenteric location. Review of the rare ectopic presentations of meckel's diverticulum, their diagnostic characteristics with their possible explanations has been done in this case report.

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