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[Acute abdomen in children: a continuous challenge. Two cases report: Meckel's diverticulum with small bowel volvolus and internal herniation related to epiploic appendagitis mimicking acute appendicitis].

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Type
Published Article
Journal
La Pediatria medica e chirurgica : Medical and surgical pediatrics
Publication Date
Volume
36
Issue
2
Pages
83–86
Identifiers
PMID: 25004643
Source
Medline

Abstract

Acute abdomen is a continuous clinical challenge in pediatric age. The aim of our study is to describe two pediatric rare cases: the first case is a small bowel volvolus related to Meckel's diverticulum confused with an intestinal intussusception; the second an internal herniation related to epiploic appendagitis with intestinal obstruction mimic acute appendicitis in two years old children. We review the current literature.

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