Bacterial overgrowth secondary to intestinal diverticulosis

Author

Montalvo II

Date

7/1995

Journal

Rev Esp Enferm Dig

Abstract

Jejunal diverticulosis is an unusual finding. We present the case of 70-year-old man with bacterial overgrowth secondary to multiple diverticula of the small intestine. The diagnosis was based on clinical events, x-ray films and mainly on the optimal answer to antibiotic treatment.