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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 143-146

Rare presentation of patent vitellointestinal duct-Meckel's diverticulum and vitelline cyst-A case report


1 Department of Anatomy, D.Y.Patil Medical College, DY Patil Education Society, Deemed to be University, Kasaba Bawada, Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Surgery, Islampur Multispeciality Hospital, Islampur, Sangli, Maharashtra, India
3 Senior Resident, Department of General Surgery, Seth G S Medical College, KEM Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Vasudha R Nikam
Department of Anatomy, D.Y. Patil Medical College, Dr. D.Y. Patil Education Society, Deemed to be University, D.Y. Patil Medical College, Kasaba Bawada, Kolhapur, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ais.ais_24_18

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Meckel's diverticulum is one of the most common anomalies of the gastrointestinal tract. Many of them remain unexpressed and are discovered accidentally. Vitello-intestinal duct anomalies are rare and occur in 1–2% of the population. These anomalies may present in adult life like appendicitis; hence, proper investigations will reveal the correct diagnosis. Meckel's diverticulum requires surgical correction. Here, we present a rare case report of Meckel's diverticulum with Vitelline cyst in a 21-year-old male patient, which was successfully resected surgically.


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