Meckel's diverticulum. Investigation of 600 patients in Japanese literature.

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A total of 600 cases, comprising 4 of our cases and 596 others in Japan, was analyzed, and the diagnosis of Meckel's diverticulum was made in only 34 of them. The rate of diagnosis was 5.7 per cent, which is very low. The most common complication of this disease was intestinal obstruction, the second most common was intussusception, the third was… (More)

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@article{Ymaguchi1978MeckelsDI, title={Meckel's diverticulum. Investigation of 600 patients in Japanese literature.}, author={Mizuno Masaki Ymaguchi and S. Takeuchi and Satoko Awazu}, journal={American journal of surgery}, year={1978}, volume={136 2}, pages={247-9} }