Rare Coexistance of Ileal Diverticulosis, Crohn's Disease and Small Bowel Adenocarcinoma: Report of a Case.


Journal Article

Adenocarcinoma is one of the most common malignant tumors of the small intestine complicating Crohn's disease. However, the coexistence of both conditions with diverticulosis of small bowel in young age makes this coincidence rare and clinical diagnosis very difficult.We report a case of a woman admitted to our Department with acute abdominal pain and fever. The surgical and histological investigation, revealed a rare coexistence that has never been mentioned in the published medical literature.Ileal diverticulosis is not frequent and often asymptomatic as well as adenocarcinoma of the small bowel. In this case, those diseases along with Crohn's disease led the patient to acute symptoms.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Spartalis, E; Garmpis, N; Spartalis, M; Damaskos, C; Moris, D; Athanasiou, A; Gkolfakis, P; Korkolopoulou, P; Dimitroulis, D; Mantas, D

Published Date

  • January 2018

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 32 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 191 - 195

PubMed ID

  • 29275319

Pubmed Central ID

  • 29275319

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1791-7549

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0258-851X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.21873/invivo.11224


  • eng