Case Report

Giant Duodenum Diverticula: A Case Report


  • Hakan Buluş
  • Ayhan Akpınar
  • Ali Coşkun
  • Altan Aydın
  • Alper Yavuz
  • Muzaffer Akkoca

Turk J Colorectal Dis 2011;21(2):78-80

Duodenal diverticulum is a little-known pathology. Duodenal diverticula are asymptomatic in 90% of the cases and 67% of these are localized in the second portion of the duodenum, rarely in the third or fourth portion. Usually duodenum diverticula can be diagnosed incidentally with the investigation done for the other diseases. In this case; we present giant duodenum diverticula of 71 year female patient has diagnosed the investigation done for incisional hernia and discussed the duodenum diverticula disease with the literature knowledge.

Keywords: Duodenal diverticulum, diverticulum, giant.