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Am Surg. 1996 Nov;62(11):939-40.

Perforation of terminal ileum diverticulitis: a case report and literature review.

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Department of Surgery, Saint Luke's Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44104, USA.

Abstract

Terminal ileum diverticulosis is a rare entity, but it can be complicated by diverticulitis and perforation, which clinically can be indistinguishable from acute appendicitis. A case report and review of the literature is presented.

PMID:
8895717
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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