diverticulosis


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presence of multiple diverticula in the walls of the colon

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QUESTION: "I have a condition called diverticulosis and have to avoid seeds, nuts, skins, cabbage, lettuce, or anything that could cover or plug the pockets in my digestive tract.
Diverticulosis is a condition characterized by small outpouchings from the colon, called diverticula.
Problems can occur if a pocket gets infected, swollen and inflamed, which happens to about 5% of people with diverticulosis. This condition is called diverticulitis.
Q Can diverticulosis cause any serious complications?
Generally, pyoderma gangrenosum is known to be common among patients with systemic diseases such as inflammatory bowel diseases, polyarthritis, diverticulosis, paraproteinaemia, myeloma, leukaemia, active chronic hepatitis, and Behcet syndrome.
Third son Philip, 55, has arthritis in all major joints, stage 3 chronic kidney disease, diverticulosis, cellulitis, depression and insomnia.
Most people with diverticulosis, as this condition is called, have no symptoms, but 15-20 percent may develop diverticulitis, a painful inflammation of these pouches.
Causes of GI bleeding include gastric ulcers, artery or vein (arteriovenous) malformations, diverticulosis, cancer or inflammatory bowel disease.
A colonoscopy and an esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) were performed (figure 1a-1c), with results suggestive of diverticulosis, probable Barrett's mucosa, esophageal ulcer, huge hiatal hernia (at least one-half of the stomach was in the chest), and Cameron ulcers.
It is estimated that about half of all Americans aged 60 to 80 have diverticulosis, a condition in which diverticula--small pouches about the size of large peas-- bulge outward from the colon.
Colonic diverticulosis is the most common incidental lesion on routine colonoscopy [1].
Duodenal diverticulosis is a long-recognized abnormality, first described in 1710 by French physician J.B.L.