Iron Deficiency Anaemia: An Unusual Complication of Meckel’s Diverticulum

  • Iman Al-Onaizia, Fatma Al-Awadia, Abdul-Latif Al-Dawoodb
  • Published 2002


Objectives: To describe a case of Meckel’s diverticulum with an unusual complication of iron deficiency anaemia due to chronic intestinal bleeding. Clinical Presentation and Intervention: A 12-year-old boy presented with bloody diarrhoea and abdominal pain in association with a long-standing history of black stools and progressive pallor. Biochemical tests… (More)


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