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Case report


A rare cause of acute abdomen: jejunal diverticulosis with perforation.

Ibrahim AydinAhmet PergelAhmet Fikret YucelDursun Ali Sahin
Departments of Surgery, Recep Tayyip Erdogan University School of Medicine, Rize, Turkey
Date of Submission: 20-Mar-2013, Date of Acceptance: 16-Apr-2013, Date of Web Publication: 29-Jul-2013.
Corresponding Author:
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Ibrahim Aydin

Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, RecepTayyipErdogan University, Rize ‑ 53100, Turkey.
E-mail: ibrahimaydn@msn.com

Corresponding Author:
Corresponding Author

Ibrahim Aydin

Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, RecepTayyipErdogan University, Rize ‑ 53100, Turkey.
E-mail: ibrahimaydn@msn.com

DOI: 10.4103/2156-7514.115763 Facebook Twitter Google Linkedin

ABSTRACT


Jejunal diverticulosis is generally asymptomatic and is associated with high morbidity and mortality secondary to complications, especially in elderly patients. We present a case report of a 74-year-old female patient with jejunal diverticulosis and perforation due to diverticulitis.
Keywords: Acute Abdomen, Diverticulosis, Jejunal Diverticulitis, Perforation

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