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Prognosis of Meckel's diverticulum

Prognosis of Meckel's diverticulum: Full recovery can be expected with surgery. ...see also Overview of Meckel's diverticulum

Onset of Meckel's diverticulum: congenital

Complications:

Complications of Meckel's diverticulum may include:

  • Excess bleeding (hemorrhage)
  • Folding of the intestines (intussusception), a type of blockage
  • Peritonitis
  • Tear (perforation) of the bowel at the diverticulum
  • more complications...»

See also complications of Meckel's diverticulum.

Meckel's diverticulum: Research More

About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Meckel's diverticulum usually refers to the likely outcome of Meckel's diverticulum. The prognosis of Meckel's diverticulum may include the duration of Meckel's diverticulum, chances of complications of Meckel's diverticulum, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Meckel's diverticulum, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Meckel's diverticulum. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

 

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