[Asymptomatic carcinoid in a Meckel's diverticulum as the incidental finding in the operation of an abdominal aortic aneurysm].

Abstract

A case report is given of a patient who had surgery because of an aneurysm of the abdominal aorta. During laparotomy a tumor in Meckel's diverticulum was found, which was removed by tangential incision without opening the intestine as to avoid an infection of the prosthesis. The tumor had a diameter of 1.5 cm and histology showed transmural spread of the… (More)

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