n South African Gastroenterology Review - Duodenal diverticulitis : a case report

Volume 4, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1812-1659



Extracted from text ... The South African Gastroenterology Review ? November 2006 80 CASE REPORT Introduction Duodenal diverticulitis is an uncommon condition and approximately 100 cases have been reported in the literature so far. The presentation can be varied, and unless one is aware of the possibility, the diagnosis may be missed. This is a report of a patient with an acute presentation who was treated surgically. Case report A 51 year old woman was admitted to hospital with sudden onset of severe right upper quadrant pain. On direct questioning the pain was continuous and referred through to the back. On general examination ..

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