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Meckel’s diverticulum — Jejunoileal diverticulosis

  • A. Arrigoni
  • F. P. Rossini

Abstract

Jejunoileal diverticula can be divided into two broad categories: congenital, present at birth and related to abnormalities of embryologic development, such as Meckel’s diverticulum, and acquired, which include all others, especially when diffuse and with presentation in adulthood.

Keywords

Myenteric Plexus Megaloblastic Anemia Ectopic Gastric Mucosa Push Enteroscopy Jejunal Diverticulum 
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© Springer-Verlag Italia, Milano 1998

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  • A. Arrigoni
  • F. P. Rossini

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