Incidental Finding of a Rareprepyloric Diverticulum in a Young Nigerian with Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Authors : Abdulmumini.Yakubu; Abubakar Sadiq Maiyaki; Yusuf. Musa; Nasiru Altine Dankiri

Volume/Issue : Volume 5 - 2020, Issue 11 - November

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Gastric diverticulaare outpunching of the stomach walls that typically form in the fundus. They are uncommon gastrointestinal diverticula and are very rare anatomic abnormalities. This case report was based on an incidental endoscopic finding of a pre-pyloric diverticulum in a 25-year old man who presented with Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug-induced (NSAID-induced) upper gastrointestinal bleeding. He was medically managed and has been followed up for over 18 months.

Keywords : Prepyloric Diverticulum, Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Endoscopy.


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