Adenocarcinoma del diverticolo di Meckel, rara complicanza del residuo onfalo- mesenterico: presentazione di un caso e revisione della letteratura. Catalano, O., Lapiccirella, G., & Catalano, O. (). Reperti ecografici e con tomografia computerizzata in un caso di enterolita in diverticolo di Meckel. Intussusception due to Inverted Meckel Diverticulum TC nelle complicanze del diverticolo di Meckel ; La Radiologia Medica – Radiol Med ,

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Loading Stack – 0 images remaining. A large proportion of individuals remain asymptomatic although up to a third of them may experience clinical symptoms 1. Edit article Share article View revision history. Clinically the differential diagnosis is broad, and unless a Meckel diverticulum is known to be present, Meckel diverticulitis is usually not specifically suspected.

Case 5 Case 5. It can be as long as 5 cm with diameters up to 2 cm.

Thank you for updating your details. Most patients with a complication are thought to present in the first two years of life Ultrasound revealed abscessual collections in the pelvis, fluid distention of the diverticulum, segmental thickening of the intestinal walls and invagination. Case 3 Case 3. Its level on CT can be either superior or inferior meckwl the terminal ileum 1. Unable to process the form.


Articles Cases Courses Quiz. Meckel’s diverticulum Meckel diverticula Meckel’s diverticula.

[US and CT findings in complicated Meckel diverticulum].

CT is of limited value in uncomplicated cases, si the diverticulum may resemble a normal bowel loop. Check for errors and try again.

Patients usually present with acute pain in the right lower quadrant. Abdominal plain radiography depicted signs of intestinal occlusion 4 pts and perforation 1 pts ; in 4 pts the signs were non diagnostic. Small bowel enemas have sometimes been used for the diagnosis in some centres, although a precise technique is required if the diagnosis is to be excluded with any degree of certainty 4. Thank you for updating your details. Ultrasound showed an abscess divertivolo the pelvis 2 ptsdilatation and wall-thickening of an intestinal loop 2 ptsintestinal invagination 1 pts ; it was not diagnostic in 3 pts.

Painless rectal bleeding is also frequent. Meckel diverticulitis Case 2: CT proved to be more specific showing signs suggestive of correct diagnosis in 6 pts. Unable to process the form.

Sonographic and computed tomographic findings in a case of enterolith in Meckel’s diverticulum

To quiz yourself on this article, log in to see multiple choice questions. Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads. While traditionally described to have increased male predilection, it may occur with equal frequency in both sexes although symptoms from complications are more common in male patients 2, Meckel diverticula are usually seen as tubular incompressible blind ending hypoechoic structure with irregular margins.


It may be silent or symptomatic when complicated by hemorrage, intestinal occlusion, diverticulitis and umbilical fistulas. Doppler mecoel reveal anomalous vessels and signs of inflammation along the diverticulum. Despite this, it is diverticoo uncommon cause of acute abdomen and is often not correctly diagnosed pre-operatively.

Log in Sign up. Abdominal plain radiography only allowed to diagnose intestinal occlusion or perforation. If an inflamed diverticulum is identified a number of features should be sought and commented upon, including:. Check for errors and try again. This is similar in pathogenesis to acute appendicitis or colonic diverticulitis.

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About Blog Go ad-free. It is named after Johann Friedrich Meckelwho described its anatomy and embryology in 2. As is the case with appendicitisit is said that contrast opacification of diverticula is suggestive of inflammation.