Intussusception secondary to Meckel's diverticulum: Detection with Tc- 99m monoclonal antibodies to granulocytes (LeukoScan®)

Bruce J. Barron, David B. Robins, Lamk M. Lamki, William Daniels, Lucky Chopra, C. Thomas Black

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A case of Meckel's diverticulum causing intussusception in an 8-year- old boy is presented. The Meckel's diverticulum was detected by using a Tc- 99m-labeled antigranulocyte monoclonal antibody MN3 (Leukoscan®; Immunomedics, Morris Plains, NJ), which is under clinical evaluation for the detection of atypical appendicitis at the authors' institution. Pathologic evaluation confirmed Meckel's diverticulitis with ileal-ileal intussusception.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)834-837
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Nuclear Medicine
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1996


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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