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Meckel Diverticulum MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Meckel Diverticulum
Tree Number(s)
A03.556.124.684.249.612
A03.556.249.124.612
C06.198.859
C06.405.205.282.750.750
C16.131.314.556
C23.300.415.750
Unique ID
D008467
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008467
Annotation
Meckel's diverticulitis: coord IM with DIVERTICULITIS (IM)
Scope Note
A congenital abnormality characterized by the outpouching or sac formation in the ILEUM. It is a remnant of the embryonic YOLK SAC in which the VITELLINE DUCT failed to close.
Entry Term(s)
Diverticulum, Meckel
Meckel's Diverticulum
NLM Classification #
WI 412
See Also
Vitelline Duct
Public MeSH Note
2004; see MECKEL'S DIVERTICULUM 1966-2003
History Note
2004 (1966)
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Meckel Diverticulum Preferred
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