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Diverticular disease

Smirniotopoulos, M.D. JGSM - MedPix (2009)

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Diverticular disease

History: 45 y.o. woman with persistent left lower quadrant pain for two weeks, somewhat relieved with defecation

Findings: Barium enema shows multiple small outpouchings from the distal descending and sigmoid colon. There is persistent effacement of the sigmoid colon - probably from an adjacent diverticular abscess.

Ddx: • Diverticulosis • Diverticulitis • Lymphoma • Colon Cancer

Dxhow: Barium Enema and clinical correlation

Exam: Tenderness to palpation, LLQ

No MeSH data available.


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Diverticular disease

Smirniotopoulos, M.D. JGSM - MedPix (2009)

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View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Diverticular disease

History: 45 y.o. woman with persistent left lower quadrant pain for two weeks, somewhat relieved with defecation

Findings: Barium enema shows multiple small outpouchings from the distal descending and sigmoid colon. There is persistent effacement of the sigmoid colon - probably from an adjacent diverticular abscess.

Ddx: • Diverticulosis • Diverticulitis • Lymphoma • Colon Cancer

Dxhow: Barium Enema and clinical correlation

Exam: Tenderness to palpation, LLQ

No MeSH data available.