, Volume 13, Issue 5, pp 285-287
Date: 10 Jan 2007

Diagnosis and treatment of a perforated duodenal diverticulum

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Abstract

Perforation is an exceptionally rare complication of duodenal diverticula and often presents with nonspecific symptoms and signs. We present a case of a perforated duodenal diverticulum diagnosed on computed tomography and successfully repaired with a diverticulectomy.