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Ileal Diverticulitis as a Cause of Right Lower Quadrant Pain: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Jiten P. Kothadia 1 , Seymour Katz 2 , * and Lev Ginzburg 2
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1 Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Nebraska Medical Center, University of Nebraska, Omaha, United States
2 Department of Gastroenterology, NYU Langone Medical Center, Great Neck, United States
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  • Annals of Colorectal Research: December 01, 2015, 3 (4); e33499
  • Published Online: December 19, 2015
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: September 30, 2015
  • Accepted: October 6, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/acr.20745

To Cite: P. Kothadia J, Katz S, Ginzburg L. Ileal Diverticulitis as a Cause of Right Lower Quadrant Pain: A Case Report and Review of the Literature, Ann Colorectal Res. 2015 ; 3(4):e33499. doi: 10.5812/acr.20745.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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