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What is Sigmoid diverticulitis?

What is Sigmoid diverticulitis?

  • Sigmoid diverticulitis: Colonic diverticulitis is a condition resulting from the perforation of a colonic diverticulum which leads to inflammatory changes occurring mainly in the pericolic structures.

Sigmoid diverticulitis: Introduction

Types of Sigmoid diverticulitis:

Broader types of Sigmoid diverticulitis:

How serious is Sigmoid diverticulitis?

Prognosis of Sigmoid diverticulitis: Usually, this is a mild condition that responds well to treatment.
Complications of Sigmoid diverticulitis: see complications of Sigmoid diverticulitis

What causes Sigmoid diverticulitis?

Causes of Sigmoid diverticulitis: see causes of Sigmoid diverticulitis

What are the symptoms of Sigmoid diverticulitis?

Symptoms of Sigmoid diverticulitis: see symptoms of Sigmoid diverticulitis

Complications of Sigmoid diverticulitis: see complications of Sigmoid diverticulitis

Sigmoid diverticulitis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Sigmoid diverticulitis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Sigmoid diverticulitis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Sigmoid diverticulitis: Gastroenterologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Sigmoid diverticulitis.
Treatments for Sigmoid diverticulitis: see treatments for Sigmoid diverticulitis

Name and Aliases of Sigmoid diverticulitis

Main name of condition: Sigmoid diverticulitis

Other names or spellings for Sigmoid diverticulitis:

Colonic diverticulitis

 

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