Perforation of Jejunum Diverticula
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Abstract :
Perforation of jejunal diverticulum is quite uncommon. Clinically this diagnosis may be easily confused with other causes of an acute abdomen. We present two cases with acute abdomen caused by perforation of jejunal diverticulum. These two patients are diagnosed and treated at different phases of the entity. Choice of surgical procedure was different in these patients. Physicians should increase the awareness of perforated jejunal diverticulum in patients with acute abdomen.

Case :
A 95-year-old female patient administered to the gastroenterology department for pain in her abdomen. Due to her history of chronic cholecystitis and choledocolithiasis, upper abdomen ultrasonography and blood tests were performed. No abnormality was found and she was sent home with pain killers. After 4 days of this admission, she was admitted to the emergency department with 2-day history of fatigue, nausea and vomiting. Her past medical history also included hypertension, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes mellitus and umbilical herniorraphy......

https://www.omicsgroup.org/journals/perforation-of-jejunum-diverticula-report-of-two-cases-2165-7548.1000240.php?aid=40953
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