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Axial volvulus of Meckel's diverticulum.
  1. M. P. Osborne,
  2. G. Hamilton,
  3. M. Shalley


    Two cases of axial volvulus of a Meckel's diverticulum associated with a diverticular band are described. In both cases, the pre-operative diagnosis was of acute appendicitis. The importance of further exploration if the appendix is insufficiently inflamed to acount for the symptoms and signs is emphasized.

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