diverticulitis


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diverticulitis

inflammation of one or more diverticula, esp of the colon

diverticulitis

[‚dī·vər‚tik·yə′līd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of a diverticulum.
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A high index of suspicion Meckel's diverticulitis must be maintained by the reporting radiologist in the presence of a loculated, central, or right central, lower abdomino-pelvic blind-ending bowel mass on CT scan.
Existen otros factores de riesgo asociados en la patogenesis, los cuales influyen en el transito intestinal, como el sedentarismo y el estrenimiento; se han encontrado otros factores ligados a la patogenesis de la diverticulitis aguda, como son el tabaquismo, la obesidad y el uso cronico de antiinflamatorios no esteroideos [5, 7].
Nonspecific features of gastrointestinal disturbance such as nausea, vomiting, anorexia and changes in bowel habit (constipation with or without bouts of diarrhoea) are common in diverticulitis.
Men who ate the most nuts were 20% less likely--and those who ate the most popcorn were 28% less likely--to develop diverticulitis than those who ate the least.
Probiotics can be a useful daily supplement if you've had diverticulitis repeatedly.
Presentation of diverticulitis may range in severity from mild to moderate lower abdominal pain associated with anorexia, nausea, and vomiting to abscess and fistula formation, colonic stricture, bowel obstruction, and peritonitis ("complicated diverticulitis").
Lo normal es que aparezcan varios y que sean de diversas proporciones, que van desde el tamano de un guisante o menor hasta cerca de 25 mm (1 pulgada) de diametro Los medicos creen que estas bolsas pueden formarse por presion en el bajo intestino, como ocurre en caso de estrenimiento, y por esta razon se piensa que una dieta de alto contenido de fibra, en la que los excrementos estan en movimiento continuo por el intestino y el peso se distribuye de forma mas pareja, reduce la posibilidad de que se produzca diverticulosis o diverticulitis.
But a post-mortem examination showed the cause of death to be bronchial pneumonia due to peritonitis caused by diverticulitis disease.
A sampling of surgeries includes pyeloplasty, ureterocytoplasty, sigma diverticulitis, prostatectomy, penile carcinoma, mesh graft urethroplasty, female stress incontinence, vesicovaginal fistulas, bladder substitution, and splenectomy.
His condition, which he reckons has been brought on by gluttony, is called I deep breath I diverticulitis.
Still for what it's worth, I've completely cured mild diverticulitis by swigging pure aloe vera juice and also taking psyllium husks.