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Causes of Jejunal diverticulosis

List of causes of Jejunal diverticulosis

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Jejunal diverticulosis) that could possibly cause Jejunal diverticulosis includes:

  • 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
  • Constipating conditions
  • Marfan syndrome

Jejunal diverticulosis: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Jejunal diverticulosis: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Related information on causes of Jejunal diverticulosis:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Jejunal diverticulosis may be found in:


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