Document Detail


CT diagnosis of Meckel diverticulum in a paracolic internal hernia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15759325     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The autopsy incidence of internal hernia has been reported to be between 0.2% and 0.9%, and these hernias are usually diagnosed on imaging due to their complications or at surgery. Meckel diverticulum is the most common congenital anomaly of the gastrointestinal tract, occurring in 1% to 3% of the population according to autopsy studies. The condition also is usually diagnosed at surgery, by barium studies or scintigraphy, or on cross-sectional imaging due to complications. We present an unusual case of a large Meckel diverticulum in a right paracolic hernia diagnosed on multidetector computed tomography. This diagnosis was made after attacks of subacute intestinal obstruction with the aid of multiplanar reconstructions. This case emphasizes the role of multidetector computed tomography and postprocessing techniques such as multiplanar reconstruction in the diagnosis of bowel pathology.
Authors:
B K Aggarwal; S Rajan; A Aggarwal; R Gothi; R Sharma; V Tandon
Related Documents :
1489285 - Migration of fishbone following penetration of the cervical esophagus presenting as a t...
19347675 - Congenital hernia of the cord.
1402375 - Management of an unusual presentation of foreign body aspiration.
18091685 - Contraindications for whole body vibration training: a case of nephrolitiasis.
15205575 - Functional voiding disorders: actual aspects in diagnosis and treatment.
19034985 - Pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis associated with massive free air mimicking perforate...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Abdominal imaging     Volume:  30     ISSN:  0942-8925     ISO Abbreviation:  Abdom Imaging     Publication Date:    2005 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-03-09     Completed Date:  2005-05-31     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9303672     Medline TA:  Abdom Imaging     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  56-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Diwan Chand Satya Pal Aggarwal Imaging Research Centre, 10B Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi, 110 001, India. bharat@dcaimaging.org
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Comorbidity
Hernia / radiography*
Humans
Intestinal Diseases / epidemiology,  radiography*
Male
Meckel Diverticulum / epidemiology,  radiography*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed* / methods

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  The development of an algorithm for the mass spectral interpretation of phosphoproteins.
Next Document:  Primary and secondary malignancies of the penis: ultrasound features.