Acute ileal diverticulitis

Chandra Prakash, Ray E. Clouse

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Abstract

Four cases of acute ileal diverticulitis are presented wherein early diagnosis helped avoid emergent surgery. All patients did well initially with conservative medical management. Acute ileal diverticulitis, although uncommon, should be suspected when the clinical presentation indicates an inflammatory condition of the lower right abdomen. Surgery, when required for recurrent disease, can be reserved for the interval between acute episodes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)452-454
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Gastroenterology
Volume93
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 1998

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