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Perforated jejunal diverticulitis: a rare presentation of acute abdomen.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20690527     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Jejunal diverticulosis is a rare clinical finding with possible serious complications. A case of acute abdomen due to a perforated jejunal diverticulum is discussed, followed by a literature review concerning aetiology, symptoms, complications, diagnosis and treatment is provided.
Authors:
F Vanrykel; P Pattyn; P Vuylsteke; B Smet
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta chirurgica Belgica     Volume:  110     ISSN:  0001-5458     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Chir. Belg.     Publication Date:    2010 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-08-09     Completed Date:  2010-09-14     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370571     Medline TA:  Acta Chir Belg     Country:  Belgium    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  367-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Heilig Hartziekenhuis Roeselare, Roeselare, Belgium. filipvanrykel@hotmail.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abdomen, Acute / etiology*,  surgery
Aged
Diverticulitis / diagnosis*,  surgery
Diverticulum / pathology*,  surgery
Female
Humans
Intestinal Perforation / diagnosis*,  surgery
Jejunal Diseases / diagnosis*,  surgery

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