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Diverticulum of a Meckel's diverticulum containing a stone.
  1. E. J. Gibney
  1. Roscommon County Hospital, Ireland.


    An 18 year old girl presented with acute abdominal pain and a calcified opacity in the pelvis. She proved to have a Meckel's diverticulum which had a secondary diverticulum at its apex, containing a stone. Meckel's stones are uncommon and diverticula of a Meckel's diverticulum exceedingly rare. This is only the second recorded case of such a diverticulum containing a stone, and the first to describe a calcified stone in this location.

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