Meckel diverticulum

Case contributed by Dr Matt A. Morgan


Nonspecific epigastric pain. History of prior abdominal surgery.

Patient Data

Age: 50-60Y
Gender: Male
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Small bowel follow through

There is a ~2 cm diverticular outpouching a little less than 2 feet from the terminal ileum, compatible with a Meckel diverticulum. The terminal ileum has a normal single contrast appearance. The small bowel was otherwise normal.

Case Discussion

The patient's Meckel diverticulum was known from prior abdominal surgery.

Case thanks to Stephen Rubesin, MD.

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Case information

rID: 38348
Published: 15th Jul 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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