Jejunal Diverticulosis - Rare Cause of Gastrointestinal Bleed

Shiran Shetty, Priyanka Balasundaram, M. Muthuraman, Venkatakrishnan Leelakrishnan

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Abstract

Jejunal diverticulosis was first described by Somerling in 1794 and by Sir Astley Cooper in 1807. Jejunal diverticula are rare. Hemorrhage from jejunal diverticula usually presents as gastrointestinal bleeding. Here, we present a case of severe gastrointestinal bleeding presenting as malena due to jejunal diverticulosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)15-16
Number of pages2
JournalIndian Journal of Surgery
Volume76
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2014

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