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A rare complication of jejunal diverticulosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17310558     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Jejunal diverticulae are rare and usually asymptomatic, Jejunoileal diverticulae are generally thought to be acquired and are estimated to occur in 1-5% of the population of which only 10% developed complications which include diverticulitis, perforation, hemorrhage, enterolith formation and obstruction. We present a case of jejunal diverticulosis associated with stricture formation resulting in obstruction of the jejunum, the first reported case of this kind so far.
R P Shanmugam; P Shivakumar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Tropical gastroenterology : official journal of the Digestive Diseases Foundation     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0250-636X     ISO Abbreviation:  Trop Gastroenterol     Publication Date:    2006 Jul-Sep
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-02-21     Completed Date:  2007-03-20     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8107122     Medline TA:  Trop Gastroenterol     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  134-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Kumaran Hospital, Chennai.
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MeSH Terms
Constriction, Pathologic / surgery
Diverticulum / complications*,  pathology,  surgery
Intestinal Obstruction / etiology*,  pathology,  surgery
Jejunal Diseases / complications*,  pathology,  surgery
Middle Aged
Treatment Outcome

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