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Tubular duplication of the bowel. Use of technetium 99m pertechnetate in diagnosis.
  1. D C Hitch,
  2. B Shandling,
  3. D L Gilday


    Preoperative identification of tubular duplication of the bowel is possible by the use of technetium 99m pertechnetate if gastric mucosa is present within the duplicated bowel. A case of a 4-year-old boy with abdominal pain is described. The scan showed diffuse activity which increased in step with gastric activity.

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