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a herniation through the muscular wall of a tubular organ (especially the colon)

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Large amounts of yellow, caseous debris were observed in both nares and the nasal diverticulum, and debris was removed via a combination of curettage and lavage with sterile saline.
Abbreviations GGT - gamma-glutamyl transferase AST - aspartate aminotransferase ALT - alanine aminotransferase ALP - alkaline phosphatase CT - computed tomography JDD - juxtapapillary duodenal diverticulum The common bile duct was dilated up to 15.32 mm without intraluminal content (Figure 1).
It contains all four layers of the small intestine; hence, it is a true diverticulum. [3] It is located along the antimesenteric border of the distal ileum within 100 cm of ileocecal valve.
Three partially reduced cases were detected to have a fibrotic band in the diverticulum and hernia sac.
Out of 60 cases aetiology of intussusception include Meckel's diverticulum 30 (50%), submucosal lymphoid hyperplasia 19 (31.9%), inflamed appendix 8 (13.3%), submucosal haematoma 1 (1.6%), polyp 1 (1.6%) and malignant lymphoma 1 (1.6%).
Causes of death were as follows: three (7.5%) cases of perforation of Meckel's diverticulum, two (5%) cases of intestinal tuberculosis, one (2.5%) case of multiple perforations (possibly due to microembolism) due to sepsis in the early post-operative period, during intensive care follow-up, one (2.5%) case of volvulus of the stomach and one (2.5%) case of radiation enteritis due to comorbid cardiovascular diseases.
No specific content or findings were observed through the 30-mm circular opening of the diverticulum. EGD revealed normal diverticular mucosa, and there were no signs of inflammation, bleeding, ulcer, or malignancy.
After median sternotomy, a diverticulum was noted to be extending from the left ventricular apex tracking down the anterior abdominal wall (Figure 1).
The calyceal diverticulum, which had been diagnosed preoperatively as a complicated cyst, was confirmed by ureteroscopy and retrograde pyelogram (Figure 2).
Subsequently, standard PCNL was performed after percutaneous ureteroscope-guided guidewire insertion into the ureter from the diverticulum. In 2006, Matlaga et al .[sup][19] reported three cases of fluoroscopy-guided PCNL following preoperative computed tomography (CT) or ultrasound-guided calyceal diverticular puncture with an injection of contrast agent.
This duodenal diverticulum obstructive jaundice syndrome is called Lemmel's syndrome [2].
A urethral diverticulum is defined as an abnormal outpouching of the urethral mucosa into the adjacent tissue.
Meckel's diverticulum is a common embryological remnant that can be found incidentally during surgery for other pathology, or may manifest as acute abdomen, most commonly due to diverticular inflammation.