Meckel’s Diverticulum and Related Complications

  • Skill Level
  • Lectures
    1 Video
  • Enrolled
    93 students

What you'll learn

Meckel’s diverticulum is a normal anatomic variant found in 2% of the population globally. It is a remnant of the vitelline duct, which is usually located on the antimesenteric border of the ileum, within about 60 cm of the terminal ileum. read more »»

As a congenital variant, Meckel’s diverticula are often found in children and less commonly present in the adult population. Treatment of symptomatic Meckel’s diverticulum has always been surgical resection. Over the last several years, there has been debate about the proper management of asymptomatic Meckel’s diverticula discovered during laparotomy or laparoscopy. Obstruction, intussusception, inflammation or diverticulitis, perforation, hemorrhage, neoplasm, and fistula, diverticulitis, and perforation are some of the complications of Meckel’s diverticulum. Learn more about this case in this expert speaker presentation designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

Who Should Attend?

  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • AYUSH students
  • Students interested in Biological sciences

Key concepts covered include:

By the end of the course, you will learn:

  • Meckel’s cartilage- anatomy and brief description
  • Diagnosis and management aspects.


Dr. Aruna R Patil

MBBS, MD, DNB, FRCR, Consultant Radiologist


Dr. Aruna R Patil is an efficient Consultant, young and active academician in the Department of Radiology, Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore. She did her MD Radio Diagnosis from Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, and worked as Senior Resident in ( AIIMS), New Delhi. She is the recipient of the Arcot Gajraj Gold Medal in DNB Radio Diagnosis in 2011. She is an active fellow at Royal College of Radiology, London. Dr. Aruna is also the recipient of the esteemed “Derek Harwood Nash” international fellowship by the Radiological Society of North America(RSNA) subspecializing in Musculoskeletal Radiology and selected topics in Abdominal Imaging at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA.

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