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Small-bowel diverticulosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15972168     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Diffuse jejunoileal diverticulosis with pneumoperitoneum but without peritonitis is an uncommon but well-documented entity. Cases of jejunoileal diverticular perforation in which the perforation is evident are managed with resection of the diseased bowel and primary anastomosis. In the absence of an intraoperative finding of a perforation or an area of discrete inflammation, copious irrigation and closure of the abdomen is appropriate in cases of diffuse small-bowel diverticulosis.
Steven C Cunningham; Christopher J Gannon; Lena M Napolitano
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of surgery     Volume:  190     ISSN:  0002-9610     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Surg.     Publication Date:  2005 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-06-23     Completed Date:  2005-08-11     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370473     Medline TA:  Am J Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  37-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
General Surgery and Critical Care, VA Maryland Health Care System, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Abdominal Pain / diagnosis,  etiology
Digestive System Surgical Procedures / methods
Diverticulum / diagnosis*,  surgery
Follow-Up Studies
Ileal Diseases / diagnosis*,  surgery
Jejunal Diseases / diagnosis*,  surgery
Laparotomy / methods
Risk Assessment
Severity of Illness Index
Treatment Outcome

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