Gastroenterology MCQ 047

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All of the following statements about the embryology of Meckel's diverticulum are true except:
A. Meckel's diverticulum usually arises from the ileum within 90 cm. of the ileocecal valve.
B. Meckel's diverticulum results from the failure of the vitelline duct to obliterate.
C. The incidence of Meckel's diverticulum in the general population is 5%.
D. Meckel's diverticulum is a true diverticulum possessing all layers of the intestinal wall.
E. Gastric mucosa is the most common ectopic tissue found within a Meckel's diverticulum.

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