Meckel diverticulum

Case contributed by Matt A. Morgan


Nonspecific epigastric pain. History of prior abdominal surgery.

Patient Data

Age: 50-60Y
Gender: Male

Small bowel follow through

Annotated image

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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