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Diseases » Meckel's diverticulum » Hidden Causes
 

Misdiagnosis of Hidden Causes of Meckel's diverticulum

Underlying conditions list:

The list of possible underlying conditions mentioned in various sources for Meckel's diverticulum includes:

  • A Meckel's diverticulum is tissue left over from structures in the unborn baby's digestive tract that were not fully reabsorbed before birth. Approximately 2% of the population has a Meckel's diverticulum, but only a few people develop symptoms

Meckel's diverticulum as a symptom:

Conditions listing Meckel's diverticulum as a symptom may also be potential underlying conditions.

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About underlying conditions:

With a diagnosis of Meckel's diverticulum, it is important to consider whether there is an underlying condition causing Meckel's diverticulum. These are other medical conditions that may possibly cause Meckel's diverticulum. For general information on this form of misdiagnosis, see Underlying Condition Misdiagnosis or Overview of Misdiagnosis.

 

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