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Acute abdomen caused by perforation of jejunal diverticulum

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SN Deshmukh ,

Department of Surgery, Dr Vaishampayan Memorial Government Medical College, Solapur, Maharashtra, IN
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SG Agarwal,

Department of Surgery, Dr Vaishampayan Memorial Government Medical College, Solapur, Maharashtra, IN
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RB Soni

Department of Surgery, Dr Vaishampayan Memorial Government Medical College, Solapur, Maharashtra, IN
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Abstract

Jejunal diverticula are rare with an incidence of less than 0.5%.They are usually asymptomatic but can lead to acute complications like diverticulitis, bleeding,intestinal obstruction and perforation 5% .Because of its rarity here we report a case of acute abdomen caused by perforation of jejunal diverticulum.

Sri Lanka Journal of Surgery 2013; 31(3): 55-56

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4038/sljs.v31i3.5162

How to Cite: Deshmukh S, Agarwal S, Soni R. Acute abdomen caused by perforation of jejunal diverticulum. Sri Lanka Journal of Surgery. 2014;31(3):55–6. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/sljs.v31i3.5162
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Published on 24 Jan 2014.
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