Primary ulceration of the ileum

William E. Strodel, Frederic E. Eckhauser, Jerry L. Simmons

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A case of primary ileal ulceration with local perforation is presented. Infectious, hormonal, and traumatic causes are discussed with regard to the current medical literature. The majority of patients with ileal ulceration require operation for complications, including perforation, bleeding and obstruction. Resection of the involved segment of intestine with primary reanastomosis is recommended

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)183-186
Number of pages4
JournalDiseases of the Colon & Rectum
Issue number3
StatePublished - Apr 1981
Externally publishedYes


  • Appendicitis
  • Diverticulosis, intestinal
  • Intestine (s)
  • Perforations (s), intestinal
  • Peritonitis
  • Ulcer (s) intestinal

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology


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