The earliest report of the diverticulum was in 1598 by Hildanus but Johann Friedrich Meckel the Younger described the anatomy, embryologic origin and clinical characteristics in 1809 .
see also Meckel Diverticulum Excision
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Snyder, Charles L, and Sam Soffer. "Meckel Diverticulum." Pediatric Surgery NaT, American Pediatric Surgical Association, 2020. Pediatric Surgery Library, www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829064/all/Meckel_Diverticulum.
Snyder CL, Soffer S. Meckel Diverticulum. In: Hirschl RR, Powell DD, Waldhausen JJ, eds. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2020. https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829064/all/Meckel_Diverticulum. Accessed June 5, 2023.
Snyder, C. L., & Soffer, S. (2020). Meckel Diverticulum. In Hirschl, R., Powell, D., & Waldhausen, J. (Eds.), Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association. https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829064/all/Meckel_Diverticulum
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