International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017 | Rating: 6.1 / 10

Perforated Jejunal Diverticulum ? A Rare Acute Abdomen Presentation

Manish Verma [5] | Anuj Kumar [7] | Udipt Shringi | Zaheen Khan | M G Vashist [5]

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

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017,

Pages: 1428 - 1429

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