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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If an inflamed diverticulum is identified a number of features should be sought and commented upon, including:. Meckel diverticulitis is the inflammation of Meckel diverticulumwhich is the most common congenital structural abnormality of the gastrointestinal tract 3.

Case 11 Case This mecksl focuses on Meckel diverticulitis. Despite this, it is an uncommon cause of acute abdomen and is often not correctly diagnosed pre-operatively. Loading Stack – 0 images remaining.

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

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In particular, evidence of an intraluminal prolonged mass with central area of fat density and peripherral si was considered suggestive of intraluminal invagination of Meckel s diverticulum. Thank you for updating your details. Rarely, an enterolith can also be visualized within the diverticulum. A large proportion of individuals remain asymptomatic although up to a third of them may experience clinical symptoms 1.


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Log in Sign up. CT of Meckel’s diverticulitis in 11 patients. About Blog Go ad-free. Patients usually present with acute pain in the right lower quadrant. As is the case with appendicitisit is said that contrast opacification of diverticula is suggestive of inflammation. Usually of limited in the diagnosis of an uncomplicated Meckel diverticulum. Ultrasound revealed abscessual collections in the pelvis, fluid distention of the diverticulum, segmental thickening of the intestinal walls and invagination.

Clinically the differential diagnosis is broad, and unless a Meckel diverticulum is known to be present, Meckel diverticulitis is usually not specifically suspected.

Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads. Meckel s diverticulum is a not uncommon condition that in some cases is complicated, resulting in acute abdomen. Identification of Meckel diverticulitis requires not only familiarity with the condition but also a careful examination of the small bowel.

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Case 2 Case 2. Case 3 Case 3. Clinical symptoms included acute abdomen 4 ptsintestinal occlusion 3 ptsabdominal pain 4 ptsfever 5 pts. Thank you for updating your details.


Abdominal plain radiography depicted signs of intestinal occlusion 4 pts and perforation 1 pts ; in 4 pts the signs were non diagnostic. Another diagnostic sign is the evidence of a tubular fluid-filled structure, with thickened, enhanced walls. Pertechnetate is taken up by mucin-secreting cells of the gastric mucosa and ectopic gastric tissue. Check for errors and try again.

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Ectopic gastric mucosa, if present, can be picked up on this scan, but again does not usually play a role in the acute presentation. This is similar in pathogenesis to acute appendicitis or colonic diverticulitis.

Meckel diverticulitis can occur due to bacterial infection, which can go on occasionally to gangrene. Log in Sign up.