Pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis associated with perforated chronic duodenal ulcer and Meckel's diverticulum


Agaoglu N.

ACTA CHIRURGICA BELGICA, vol.105, no.4, pp.415-417, 2005 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 105 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/00015458.2005.11679750
  • Journal Name: ACTA CHIRURGICA BELGICA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.415-417
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: No

Abstract

A case of pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis (PCI) associated with perforated duodenal ulcer and Meckel's diverticulum is presented. The patient was managed with direct suturing of the perforation and reinforcement with an omental patch. Meckel's diverticulum was excised. PCI was followed up and disappeared postoperatively in the 4(th) week.