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Meckel diverticulum

DA: 428

Developmental anomaly information

Definition: Meckel's diverticulum is a vestigial remnant of the omphalomesenteric duct (also called the vitelline duct), and is the most frequent malformation of the gastrointestinal tract. It is is located in the distal ileum, usually within about 60-100 cm of the ileocecal valve.

Developmental anomaly parent: (empty)

Topology: Human body > Abdomen > Digestive tube

System: Human body > Digestive system > Small intestine > ileum

Developmental anomaly category: Malformation

Case records MDB11, MDB37, MDB101, MDB110, MDB123, MDB127, MDB136, MDB138, MDB144, MDB148, MDB157, MDB173, MDB179, MDB346, MDB326

eMedicine: med/2797

OMIM: 155140

DiseaseDB: 7903

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Last modified: 2008-12-05 19:28:48 by farideh

Created: 2008-06-23 19:30:44 by farideh

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