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Cirugía paraguaya

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DIAZ BENITEZ, Miryan Idalina  and  MENDOZA GALVAN, **Esteban Daniel. Prevalence of complications of Meckel's diverticulum and its surgical treatment in a hospital of high complexity in the 2018-2019 period. Cir. parag. [online]. 2019, vol.43, n.3, pp.16-18. ISSN 2307-0420.

Meckel's diverticulum is the most common congenital anomaly of the digestive tract and is found in 2% of the population. In its evolution, approximately 4% of patients develop symptoms throughout their lives due to complications such as bleeding, obstruction, diverticulitis or perforation.

Keywords : Meckel's diverticulum; perforated diverticulum; complications.

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