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Case Reports in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2015, Article ID 835609, 3 pages
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Case Report

Meckel’s Diverticulitis as a Cause of an Acute Abdomen in the Second Trimester of Pregnancy: Laparoscopic Management

1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust, Hinchingbrooke Park, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire PE29 6NT, UK
2Department of General Surgery, Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust, Hinchingbrooke Park, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire PE29 6NT, UK

Received 3 November 2014; Accepted 23 December 2014

Academic Editor: Yoshio Yoshida

Copyright © 2015 Ivilina Pandeva et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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