Complicated jejunal diverticula as surgical emergency: experience at a tertiary care hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan.

@article{Ahmed2010ComplicatedJD,
  title={Complicated jejunal diverticula as surgical emergency: experience at a tertiary care hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan.},
  author={Ijaz Ahmed and Mohammad Naeem and Ambreen Samad and Amir Nasir and Zahid Aman and Siddique Ahmed and Fazal Manan},
  journal={Journal of Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad : JAMC},
  year={2010},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={157-9}
}
BACKGROUND Diverticula of small intestine are rare. Jejunal diverticula can be single or multiple. Diverticula in the jejunum tend to be large and multiple. Clinically they may be asymptomatic or may give rise to symptoms like pain, flatulence and borborygmi, may produce malabsorption syndrome or may present in emergency with different acute pathologies like perforation, haemorrhage, obstruction, enterolith formation and inflammation. The Objective was to see the pattern of complications in… CONTINUE READING