Situs Inversus Associated with Perforated Small Intestine Diverticulum - Case Report

Situs Inversus Associated with Perforated Small Intestine Diverticulum - Case Report

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DOI: 10.18483/ijSci.2636 19 41 4-5 Volume 11 - Dec 2022

Abstract

Situs Inversus (SI) is a rare congenital anomaly that affects 1:10,000 to 1:20,000 people. It is characterized by the mirror image of the abdominal and thoracic viscera. Situs Inversus Incompletus (SII) is an abdominal heterotaxis associated with levocardia. It is a much rarer condition and accounts for 1 in 2,000,000 of the general population. Small bowel diverticulum is a rare condition, in which most patients are asymptomatic. In this report, we present a patient with IBS with an acute abdomen due to a perforated jejunal diverticulum, treated at the Hospital de Base of São José do Rio Preto, Brazil.

Keywords

Situs Inversus, Jejunoileal diverticular disease, Exploratory laparotomy

References

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