Enterolithiasis in jejunal diverticulosis, a rare cause of obstruction of the small intestine: a case report

Abstract

Jejunal diverticula are rare and usually asymptomatic; they occur twice as frequently in men. They are discovered incidentally during small-bowel enteroclysis, CT scan or laparotomy. Complications include diverticulitis, perforation, hemorrhage and enterolith formation. Intestinal obstruction due to enterolithiasis is uncommon. We present the association of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00508-004-0277-8

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