Perforated jejunal diverticula: a case report

@inproceedings{Butler2010PerforatedJD,
  title={Perforated jejunal diverticula: a case report},
  author={Joseph Simon Butler and Christopher Gardner Collins and G. P. Mcentee},
  booktitle={Journal of medical case reports},
  year={2010}
}
IntroductionJejunal diverticula are rare and are usually asymptomatic. However, they may cause chronic non-specific symptoms or rarely lead to an acute presentation.Case presentationWe report the case of an 82-year-old Caucasian woman presenting with a one-day history of generalized abdominal pain, with three episodes of vomiting. An abdominal X-ray displayed multiple dilated loops of the small bowel. A subsequent computed tomography scan of the abdomen and pelvis revealed a thickening of the… CONTINUE READING
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