Seldom found acute abdomen: perforated diverticulum in the transverse colon.

Abstract

The authors report a recently examined rare case of isolated perforated diverticulum of the transverse colon. At surgery, a perforated omentum-sealed diverticulum was found in the third distal wall of the transverse colon. A diverticulectomy was performed. The postoperative course was excellent. 

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@article{Marco1999SeldomFA, title={Seldom found acute abdomen: perforated diverticulum in the transverse colon.}, author={Luca Di Marco and Paolo Carcoforo and E. Lindeck Pozza and Ippolito Donini}, journal={International surgery}, year={1999}, volume={84 1}, pages={43-5} }