ACUTE FLEGMONOUS DIVERTICULITIS OF JEJUNUM AS A CAUSE OF DIFFUSE PURULENT PERITONITISJournal: Journal of the Grodno State Medical University (Vol.16, No. 2)
Publication Date: 2018 05 10
Authors : Dziashuk A. N.; Tsylindz I. Т.; Avdeeva Е. Y.;
Page : 215-217
Keywords : acute phlegmonous diverticulitis; jejunum; peritonitis; laparotomy;
Background. Diverticulum of the small intestine is a pathological saccate protrusion, which communicates directly through the opening with the cavity of the organ. With the delay of food remains in the diverticula, stools are formed, which provoke bacterial infections and against their background diverticulitis. Inflammation is limited to one diverticulum or can go to nearby tissues and organs, resulting in an interstitial abscess, peritonitis, or retroperitoneal phlegmon. Aim. To improve the results of treatment of patients with acute small intestine's diverticulitis. Material and methods. The article presents materials of own clinical observation of surgical treatment of a patient with acute phlegmonous diverticulitis in the jejunum. In 2016, a patient underwent laparotomy with resection of the jejunum together with a destructive diverticulum. Conclusions. Acute phlegmonous diverticulitis of the jejunum is a rare surgical pathology, diagnosed most often during surgical treatment for emergency indications.
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