TITLE

Perforated Meckel's Diverticulum: A cause for haemoperitoneum

AUTHOR(S)
Nandish, S.; Weston, M. J.; Wolstenhulme, S.
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Ultrasound;2007, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p93
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Meckel's diverticulum is a true diverticulum involving the three layers of intestine. It occurs as a result of incomplete atrophy of the omphalomesenteric duct. Usually asymptomatic, presentation is most often due to complications. Sonographic features are diverse and can represent the diverticulum per se or be due to its complications. Haemoperitoneum is one such finding caused by perforation of the diverticulum.
ACCESSION #
24975634

 

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