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Jejunal Diverticulosis Presenting As Intestinal Obstruction- Case Report And Review Of Literature

Journal: University Journal of Surgery and Surgical Specialities (Vol.4, No. 1)

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Page : 69-70

Keywords : Small bowel diverticulosis; jejunal diverticulosis;

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Small bowel diverticulosis is a rare entity. mostly, it is asymptomatic. It may present as haemorrhage, malabsorption, volvulus, diverticulosis, obstruction, abscess and perforation. Intestinal obstruction in diverticulosis can be caused by diverticulitis, adhesions, stenosis, and volvulus. Exploratory laparotomy and resection of affected segment with primary anastomosis is the treatment of choice. We now report a case of small bowel diverticulosis with diverticulitis and adhesion, presenting as intestinal obstruction

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