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Complications of Sigmoid diverticulitis

Complications list for Sigmoid diverticulitis:

The list of complications that have been mentioned in various sources for Sigmoid diverticulitis includes:

  • Abscess formation (see Abscess)
  • Narrowing (stricture) in the colon or fistula formation
  • Perforation of the colon leading to peritonitis

See also the symptoms of Sigmoid diverticulitis and Sigmoid diverticulitis: Introduction.

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About complications:

Complications of Sigmoid diverticulitis are secondary conditions, symptoms, or other disorders that are caused by Sigmoid diverticulitis. In many cases the distinction between symptoms of Sigmoid diverticulitis and complications of Sigmoid diverticulitis is unclear or arbitrary.


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