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What are the tests for meckel's diverticulum?

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Dr. Tracy Berg
Surgery
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In brief: Meckel scan/surgery

Meckel's diverticulum, a common GI tract congenital anomaly, is difficult to diagnose.
Many remain asymptomatic, some mimic disorders like appendicitis, ulcer disease and crohns. Ectopic gastric and/or pancreatic tissue, is found in about half the cases. Meckel's are found incidentally at surgery. A technitium scan, or meckel's scan, can pick up the ectopic tissue, with surgery recommended.

In brief: Meckel scan/surgery

Meckel's diverticulum, a common GI tract congenital anomaly, is difficult to diagnose.
Many remain asymptomatic, some mimic disorders like appendicitis, ulcer disease and crohns. Ectopic gastric and/or pancreatic tissue, is found in about half the cases. Meckel's are found incidentally at surgery. A technitium scan, or meckel's scan, can pick up the ectopic tissue, with surgery recommended.
Dr. Tracy Berg
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Dr. Rafael Lugo
Surgery
6 doctors agree

In brief: Scan

You can do a meckel scan or a ct scan sometimes can see it.
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In brief: Scan

You can do a meckel scan or a ct scan sometimes can see it.
www.drlugo.com.
Dr. Rafael Lugo
Dr. Rafael Lugo
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