42 Meckel diverticulum

Donor: Royal Victoria Hospital
Date: 1960
Size (H x W x D cm): 10 x 5 x 4

A 2.5 x 1.5 cm diverticulum is present on the serosal surface of the ileum. A back view (A) shows the 0.5 cm mucosal opening.


A. Click on image to enlarge.

History: Sixty-three year-old man who died of gastroesophageal carcinoma. Incidental finding at autopsy.

Comment: see specimen 41.

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