Jejunoileal diverticula

Jejunoileal diverticula, also referred to as jejunal diverticula or diverticulosis as most of the diverticula are located in the jejunum, are outpouchings from the jejunal and ileal wall on their mesenteric border that represent mucosal herniation through sites of wall weakening 1.

See also

Please refer to the articles on duodenal diverticula and on Meckel diverticulum for a discussion of other small intestine diverticular disease.  

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rID: 37708
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Jejunal diverticulosis
  • Jejunoileal diverticulosis
  • Jejunal diverticulum
  • Jejuno-ileal diverticulum

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  • Case 1: with diverticulitis
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  • Case 3: jejunoileal diverticula
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  • Case 4: duodenojejunal diverticula
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  • Case 5: jejunal diverticulitis
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