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[Digestive bleeding due to jejunal diverticula: A case report and literature review].

Authors
  • Blake-Siemsen, Jorge Cuauhtémoc1
  • Kortright-Farías, Marisol2
  • Casale-Menier, Dante Rafael3
  • Gámez-Araujo, Jesús4
  • 1 Servicio de Cirugía General y Aparato Digestivo, Hospital Ángeles Ciudad Juárez, Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua,, México. Electronic address: [email protected]
  • 2 Servicio de Cirugía General y Aparato Digestivo, Hospital Ángeles Ciudad Juárez, Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua,, México.
  • 3 Servicio de Radiología, Hospital Ángeles Ciudad Juárez, Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, México.
  • 4 Servicio de Patología, Hospital Poliplaza Médica, Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua,, México.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Cirugia y cirujanos
Publication Date
Jan 02, 2017
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.circir.2016.11.011
PMID: 28057321
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

Although jejunal diverticula are rare, they must be included in the differential diagnosis of lower gastrointestinal bleeding when present in a patient. Arteriography is a study of great use in locating the site, provided the bleeding is more than 0.5ml/minute.

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