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International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Perforated Jejunal Diverticulum ? A Rare Acute Abdomen Presentation

Manish Verma, Anuj Kumar, Udipt Shringi, Zaheen Khan, M G Vashist

Abstract: Jejunal diverticula are rare and mostly asymptomatic. However, they may lead to chronic non-specific abdominal symptoms such as diarrhea, chronic abdominal pain, bloating or rarely, can present as small bowel perforation. In case of perforation, the recommended treatment is resection and anastomosis. Such a rare case was encountered and managed successfully.

Keywords: acute abdomen, jejunal diverticula, small bowl perforation



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