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n South African Medical Journal - Meckel's diverticulitis revisited : correspondence

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Abstract

Meckel's diverticulum, a true congenital diverticulum, is a small bulge in the intestine present from birth. It is a vestigial remnant of the original yolk sac or vitello-intestinal duct and was originally described by Johann F Meckel in 1809.

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2010-07-01
2016-12-08
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