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Overview

An abnormal sac or pouch that develops at a weak point in the intestines is known as a diverticulum . Various types of diverticula can develop as you age. In some instances, people are born with a diverticulum in their intestines. This condition[read article]

Tests for Meckel's Diverticulum

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Fecal Occult Blood Test
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Intestinal Scan
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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A CT scan is a type of X-ray that can show cross-sectional images of a specific area of the body. The machine circles the body and sends the images to a computer, w...  More
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A computerized tomography scan (CT or CAT scan) is a series of cross-sectional X-ray images of your body. CT scans are used to examine your bones and soft tissues f...  More
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Surgical Procedures for Meckel's Diverticulum

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A Meckel's diverticulectomy is a surgical procedure used to remove a small pouch-a birth defect called Meckel's diverticulum -from the lining of the small...  More
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Prescribed Medications for Meckel's Diverticulum

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CEFOTETAN (SEF oh tee tan) is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used to treat or prevent certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or ...  More
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