The Role of SPECT/CT in the Detection of Meckel’s Diverticulum
Department of Radiology, Azerbaijan State Advanced Training İnstitute for Doctors Named After A. Aliyev, Baku, Azerbaijan
*Corresponding Author: FJ Nasirova, Department of Radiology, Azerbaijan State Advanced Training İnstitute for Doctors Named After A. Aliyev, Baku, Azerbaijan.
September 09, 2021; Published: September 23, 2021
Meckel´s diverticulum is considered a true because contain of all layers of the intestinal wall. Тhere is a "rule of two". Meckel's diverticulum most often seen at 2 years of age and 2 times more common in males, is present in 2% of the population, often contains 2 ectopic tissues (gastric and pancreatic), is 2 inches long, is situated 2 feet from the ileocecal valve. The main clinical signs of Meckel’s diverticulum are: melena, pain in the right lower quadrant of the abdomen, volvulus, intestinal obstruction. Surgery removal of diverticulum is recommended for bleeding develops. We reported the case of 20 children who had melena, the management was a scanning with Technetium99m - pertechnetate in the detection of Meckel´s diverticulum.
Keywords: SPECT/CT; Meckel’s Diverticulum; Technetium99m
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