Diverticulitis of the Small Bowel

@article{Eisold2007DiverticulitisOT,
  title={Diverticulitis of the Small Bowel},
  author={S Eisold and Karl Guenther and H. Bernd Reith},
  journal={Polish Journal of Surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={79},
  pages={385-388}
}
In contrast to diverticulosis of the large bowel, diverticular disease of the small bowel is rare. This small bowel disease is predominantly localized to the duodenum. Jejunal and ileal diverticula are rare and occur in the majority of patients without clinical impact. Less than 10% of patients develop serious complications, including obstruction, hemorrhage, perforation and penetration. Here, we present 4 patients with jejunal diverticulitis. Three of these patients experienced perforation. 
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The Norwegian patient registry was searched to find patients operated upon for perforated midgut diverticulitis from 1999 to 2007 and data collected were age, sex, mode of access, surgical procedure performed and number of patients per year.
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