oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Tumour of Meckel's diverticulum and review of the literature

Volume 33, Issue 9
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



Neoplastic change in the small bowel is rare. However, there is greater chance of this occurring in Meckel's diverticulum, where leiomyomata predominate. This report descriptionbes an unusual presentation of a leiomyoma of Meckel's diverticulum causing small bowel obstruction. Recommendations are made that Meckel's diverticulum, where found, should be excised.

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