Meckel's Case 1

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31 year old male with unexplained abdominal pain. Normal bloods and ultrasound abdomen. ?Meckel's


Anterior and right lateral images are shown at various times after injection

scan image


1) Name the radiopharmaceutical
2) What are A & B?
3) Is there any evidence of a Meckel's diverticulum?
4) Describe the imaging process for this type of scan
5) What is the rational behind the lateral image?
6) Who was Meckel and what exactly is a Meckel's diverticulum?

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