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Complications of Meckel's diverticulum

Complications list for Meckel's diverticulum:

The list of complications that have been mentioned in various sources for Meckel's diverticulum includes:

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

See also the symptoms of Meckel's diverticulum and Meckel's diverticulum: Introduction.

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About complications:

Complications of Meckel's diverticulum are secondary conditions, symptoms, or other disorders that are caused by Meckel's diverticulum. In many cases the distinction between symptoms of Meckel's diverticulum and complications of Meckel's diverticulum is unclear or arbitrary.


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