What is the role of Meckel scans in the workup of pediatric gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding?

Updated: Dec 19, 2018
  • Author: Wayne Wolfram, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Robert K Minkes, MD, PhD  more...
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A Meckel scan uses99m Tc pertechnetate to highlight the ectopic gastric mucosa.


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