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Jejunal diverticulosis

Jejunal diverticulosis: Introduction

Jejunal diverticulosis: Jejunal diverticulosis is considered to be a generally asymptomatic condition in which the diverticula are pulsion mucosal herniations with walls lacking a muscle layer. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Jejunal diverticulosis is available below.

Symptoms of Jejunal diverticulosis

Treatments for Jejunal diverticulosis

  • Many patients with diverticulosis have minimal or no symptoms, and do not require any specific treatment. A high fiber diet and fiber supplements are advisable to prevent constipation and the formation of more diverticula
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Jejunal diverticulosis: Complications

Review possible medical complications related to Jejunal diverticulosis:

  • The predominant complication was inflammation or perforation (nine), diarrhoea or malabsorption (five), haemorrhage (three), chronic abdominal pain (two) and pseudo-obstruction (one)
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Causes of Jejunal diverticulosis

  • Diverticula are thought to be caused by increased pressure within the lumen of the colon. Increased intra-colonic pressure secondary to constipation may lead to weaknesses in the colon walls giving way to diverticula
  • Risk factors:
  • A diet which is low in fiber content or high in fat
  • High intake of meat and red meat
  • Increasing age
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Jejunal diverticulosis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Jejunal diverticulosis

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable bowel syndrome,...read more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance....read more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good"...read more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course,...read more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption...read more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon...read more »

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Jejunal diverticulosis: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Jejunal diverticulosis

Prognosis for Jejunal diverticulosis: Eating a high-fiber diet, getting plenty of fluid, and exercising regularly may help prevent diverticulosis.

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