Jejunal Diverticulosis - Rare Cause of Gastrointestinal Bleed

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

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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
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery


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