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Related to diverticulum: Meckel's diverticulum, esophageal diverticulum, urethral diverticulum, Zenker's diverticulum
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a herniation through the muscular wall of a tubular organ (especially the colon)

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Pathology specimen through the bladder resection demonstrating a thin walled fibrous diverticulum with abundant inner wall granular calcified debris, a small area of intact mucosa showing mucinous metaplasia, and luminal mucin extravasating into the wall.
The margin of bone where the preorbital diverticulum and calvarium met was mildly irregular and evidence of bony lysis was visible.
Additional differential diagnoses include enteric duplication cyst, mesenteric cyst, and Meckel diverticulum.
Symptomatic Meckel's diverticulum in children: A 16 year review.
The cause of the obstruction was unknown until videoscopic exploratory surgery revealed Meckel's diverticulum.
The patient was referred for a CT scan, which confirmed the narrow neck bladder diverticulum and identified minimal thickening of the medial wall, resulting in left ureteric dilatation with hydronephrosis.
Ileal diverticula are false diverticula when compared with the more common true Meckel's diverticulum occurring in the ileum.
Enlargement of the left digestive diverticulum (from 35-47 [micro]m) was observed in veligers after feeding with Tetraselmis sp.
Meckel's diverticulum is found in 2% of the population with normal visceral configuration [2].
This is a unique example of a pulsion diverticulum following a laryngectomy.
An anteroposterior abdominal radiograph disclosed a retained capsule adjacent to the proximal descending and distal transverse colon, likely contained within a colonic diverticulum (Figure 1).
Multiple stones (n = 76) were removed surgically, but the bird died, and a large ventricular diverticulum was diagnosed at necropsy.
It is found mainly in the stomach, duodenum and jejunum, in much smaller proportions in the ileum and Meckel's diverticulum, and it is rarely found in the esophagus, liver, gallbladder, omentum, lungs, mediastinum, fallopian tubes and umbilicus (2).
Some of these entities, including Meckel's diverticulum, malrotation, and annular pancreas, are detailed below, along with their complications and associated MDCT findings.