, Volume 19, Issue 11, pp 2783-2786
Date: 15 Oct 2009

Abdominal pain in a young woman (2009: 8b)

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Abstract

Juxtapapillary duodenal diverticula and their possible complications are not frequent findings. We present the case of a woman with a giant juxtapapillary diverticulum, complicated by diverticulitis and areas of perforation of the wall that required urgent surgical treatment. We present the preoperative findings on computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging.