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Research in Pediatrics & Neonatology

Meckel’s Diverticulum in a Minor Omphalocele

*Corresponding author: Van Ginkel DJ, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Wilhelmina Children’s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, Heidelberglaan 100, 3584CX, Utrecht, Netherlands, Tel: +31649498985; Email:

Submission: November 01, 2017; Published: December 11, 2017

DOI: 10.31031/RPN.2017.01.000514

ISSN : 2576-9200
Volume1 Issue3


A full-term female neonate presented post-partum with an antenatally undetected minor omphalocele after an uncomplicated pregnancy (Figure 1). No other congenital abnormalities were identified upon evaluation. Surgery of the 3 x 2,5 x 4 cm omphalocele was performed eight hours post-delivery. Opening the omphalocele sac revealed an additional abnormality, namely a Meckel’s diverticulum (Figure 2).

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