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Undiagnosed Jejunal diverticulosis

Undiagnosed Causes of Jejunal diverticulosis

As part of Jejunal diverticulosis diagnosis, consider whether any of these underlying medical Jejunal diverticulosis causes may have been overlooked:

  • 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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Undiagnosed Complications of Jejunal diverticulosis

As part of Jejunal diverticulosis diagnosis, consider whether any of these Jejunal diverticulosis complications may have been overlooked:

  • 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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Undiagnosed Diseases

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About undiagnosed conditions:

One possible misdiagnosis is the failure to correctly diagnose Jejunal diverticulosis leading to a person remaining with undiagnosed Jejunal diverticulosis. Any condition can potentially be missed and stay undiagnosed. For a general overview of diseases that are often undiagnosed, see Failure to Diagnose or Under-Diagnosed Diseases.


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