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Curr Surg. 2003 Jan-Feb;60(1):63-4.

Bowel obstruction caused by a Meckel's diverticulum enterolith: a case report and review of the literature.

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  • 1Mercer University School of Medicine, Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, Georgia, USA.


Meckel's diverticulum is the most common congenital gastrointestinal anomaly. It may infrequently cause bleeding, perforation, or rarely obstruction. Formation of enteroliths in the diverticulum is uncommon. We present a case of small bowel obstruction from an expelled enterolith.

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