Jejunal Diverticulosis: A Rare Entity with Multiple Presentations, a Series of Cases


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Abstract

Background/Aims:Jejunal diverticulosis (JD) is a rare disease that has a variable presentation. The signs, symptoms, diagnosis, complications and treatment of JD will be discussed through a review of the literature and a series of cases from our own institution.Methods:A retrospective analysis of the diagnosis, treatment and complications of JD was performed by a literature review. This was accompanied by a series of four cases of JD diagnosed and treated in our own institution.Conclusions:JD is a rare disease in which most patients are asymptomatic. However, JD's different complications are serious and can be fatal. The treatment is mainly surgical; however, there have been cases where nonsurgical management was successful.

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