Meckel's Diverticulum Symptoms
Meckel's diverticulum does not always cause symptoms. Symptoms develop when the diverticulum becomes inflamed (diverticulitis), much like appendicitis.
The symptoms of Meckel's diverticulitis can mimic appendicitis, causing:
Symptoms of worsening Meckel's diverticulitis include:
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