• Although complications of Meckel's diverticula are relatively common, there has not been a reported case, to our knowledge, of foreign bodies impacted within a Meckel's diverticulum. We report herein a case of a 2-year-old child who had two pennies trapped in a Meckel's diverticulum. This case demonstrates that foreign objects in the right lower quadrant that do not progress may be impacted in a Meckel's diverticulum.
(Arch Surg. 1992;127:864)
Velanovich V, Ledbetter D, McGahren E, Nuchtern J, Schaller R. Foreign Bodies Within a Meckel's Diverticulum. Arch Surg. 1992;127(7):864. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1992.01420070128023