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Diverticulitis

Introduction: Diverticulitis

Description of Diverticulitis

Diverticulitis (medical condition): Diverticular disease includes both "diverticulosis" which is just protrusion of the colon wall, and "diverticulitis" ...more

Diverticulitis: See also:

Diverticular Disease:
  »Introduction: Diverticular Disease
  »Symptoms of Diverticular Disease
  »Causes of Diverticular Disease
  »Treatments for Diverticular Disease

Diverticulitis: inflammation of a diverticulum in the digestive tract (especially the colon); characterized by painful abdominal cramping and fever and constipation.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Diverticulitis: Inflammation of a DIVERTICULUM or diverticula.
Source: MeSH 2007

Diverticulitis: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Diverticulitis:

Diverticulitis as a Disease

Diverticulitis: Another name for Diverticular Disease (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Diverticular Disease
  »Symptoms of Diverticular Disease
  »Causes of Diverticular Disease
  »Treatments for Diverticular Disease

Diverticulitis: Related Diseases

Diverticulitis: Diverticulitis is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Diverticulitis

Some of the causes of Diverticulitis are included in the list below:

Symptoms of Diverticulitis (Diverticular Disease)

Some of the symptoms of Diverticulitis incude:

Treatments for Diverticulitis (Diverticular Disease)

Treatments for Diverticulitis (Diverticular Disease) include:

Treatment of Diverticulitis: For more treatment information about Diverticulitis, see treatment of Diverticular Disease (Diverticulitis)

Diverticulitis: Article Excerpts about Diverticular Disease

When the pouches become infected or inflamed, the condition is called diverticulitis. This happens in 10 to 25 percent of people... (Source: excerpt from Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis: NIDDK)

Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis: NIDDK (Excerpt)

Many people have small pouches in their colons that bulge outward through weak spots, like an inner tube that pokes... (Source: excerpt from Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis: NIDDK)

Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis: NIDDK (Excerpt)

When the pouches become infected or inflamed, the condition is called diverticulitis. This happens in 10 to 25 percent of... (Source: excerpt from Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis: NIDDK)

Diverticulitis as a Symptom

Diverticulitis (symptom): diverticulitis is inflammation of an abnormal pouch...more »

Diverticulitis (symptom): When the pouches become infected or inflamed, the condition is called diverticulitis. This happens in 10 to 25 percent of people with ... (Source: excerpt from Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis: NIDDK)

Diverticulitis (symptom): See Diverticulitis (symptom information).

More information on symptom: Diverticulitis:

Diverticulitis: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Diverticulitis:

  • lower gastrointestinal bleeding
  • lower GI bleeding
  • Meckel iliac diverticulum
  • congenital diverticula
  • peridiverticular inflammation
  • tenesmus
  • recurrent urinary tract infections
  • colovesicular fistulas
  • pneumaturia
  • feculent vaginal discharge

Terms associated with Diverticulitis:

Broader terms for Diverticulitis

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Diverticulitis

The following list attempts to classify Diverticulitis into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • inflammation,redness,rubor
  • symptom
  • evidence,grounds
  • information
  • cognition,knowledge,noesis
  • psychological feature

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

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