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Meckel Diverticulum with Volvulus and Necrosis

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Meckel diverticulum can undergo a number of complications including - perforation, ulceration, hemorrhage, intussusception, volvulus, obstruction, and neoplastic transformation. The image shows complete necrosis of a Meckel diverticulum following volvulus. Image courtesy of Dr. Jean-Christophe Fournet, Paris, France; humpath.com.

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