Duodenal diverticulitis

Duodenal diverticulitis is a rare, inflammatory complication of duodenal diverticula

Clinical presentation

While the vast majority of patients are asymptomatic, patients with diverticulitis usually present with epigastric pain, nausea and vomiting. 

Radiographic features

CT
  • duodenal diverticulum wall thickening +/- adjacent mild fat stranding
  • thickening of 2nd and 3rd parts of the duodenum
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Article information

rID: 43873
Section: Pathology
Tags: refs, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Diverticulitis affecting the duodenum

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