Jejunal Diverticular Disease Presenting As Perforation Peritonitis : A Rare Case Report

@inproceedings{Gune2015JejunalDD,
  title={Jejunal Diverticular Disease Presenting As Perforation Peritonitis : A Rare Case Report},
  author={Dr. Abha Gune and Dr. Ankur V. Tiwari and Dr. Vadiraj Hunnur},
  year={2015}
}
  • Dr. Abha Gune, Dr. Ankur V. Tiwari, Dr. Vadiraj Hunnur
  • Published 2015
Jejunal diverticular disease is a rare disease and gets complicated even more rarely. Perforation being the least commonly reported complication.We report a case of a 60 year female presenting with crampy abdominal pain since two days and five episodes of vomiting. Abdominal scout x-ray revealed gas under diaphragm and few air-fluid levels. On laparotomy multiple jejunal diverticulae with a diverticular perforation and fecal contamination was present. Peritoneal lavage and resection of diseased… CONTINUE READING

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