Emergency Radiology

, Volume 22, Issue 5, pp 605–607 | Cite as

BWH emergency radiology–surgical correlation: torsion of Meckel’s diverticulum

  • Anupamaa Seshadri
  • Christopher A. Potter
  • Robert Riviello
  • Jonathan D. Gates
  • Aaron D. Sodickson
  • Bharti KhuranaEmail author
Case Report


We present the radiologic findings and intraoperative correlation of a torsed Meckel’s diverticulum leading to small-bowel obstruction in a 65-year-old male without prior abdominal surgery. As this is a rare entity and difficult to diagnose, an understanding of the clinical presentation and radiologic findings correlated with this pathology can help to expedite diagnosis and treatment.


Meckel’s diverticula Torsion Small-bowel obstruction CT Surgery 


Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest.


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© American Society of Emergency Radiology 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Anupamaa Seshadri
    • 1
  • Christopher A. Potter
    • 1
  • Robert Riviello
    • 1
  • Jonathan D. Gates
    • 1
  • Aaron D. Sodickson
    • 1
  • Bharti Khurana
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Brigham and Women’s HospitalBostonUSA

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