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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.


Spot views of the affected portion of the colon.  The rectal tube (arrow and asterisks) and ballon tip (arrowheads) are used to instill barium and air for the lower GI series (barium enema).  There is mild spasm of the sigmoid colon - which highlights multiple diverticuli.
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MPX1975_synpic49494: Spot views of the affected portion of the colon. The rectal tube (arrow and asterisks) and ballon tip (arrowheads) are used to instill barium and air for the lower GI series (barium enema). There is mild spasm of the sigmoid colon - which highlights multiple diverticuli.


Diverticular disease

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

Spot views of the affected portion of the colon.  The rectal tube (arrow and asterisks) and ballon tip (arrowheads) are used to instill barium and air for the lower GI series (barium enema).  There is mild spasm of the sigmoid colon - which highlights multiple diverticuli.
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MPX1975_synpic49494: Spot views of the affected portion of the colon. The rectal tube (arrow and asterisks) and ballon tip (arrowheads) are used to instill barium and air for the lower GI series (barium enema). There is mild spasm of the sigmoid colon - which highlights multiple diverticuli.

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.