Perforated Jejunal Diverticulosis: Report of a Case and Review of the Literature

  • Panagiotis Giannopoulosa, Dimitrios Linardoutsosb, Tsamis Dimitriosa, Panagiotis Spirakopoulosa, Eirini Sklikaa, Georgios Patriniosa
  • Published 2013


Diverticular disease of the Jejunum is a rare entity. Most patients with small bowel diverticula are asymptomatic. Patients who develop symptoms generally report symptoms that reflect associated complications. The most common are nonspecific epigastric pain or flatulent dyspepsia, mainly post prandial. Complication rates as high as 10-12% for duodenal… (More)


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