Abdominal pain in the left iliac fossa. Pain has been ongoing for days.
CT abdomen and pelvis
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The colon has multiple diverticula in the sigmoid and descending portions, with changes in attenuation of the adjacent fat, without showing collections.
Liver size is normal without focal lesions. Pancreas, spleen, and adrenal glands are normal. The left kidney has multiple areas of parenchymal thinning and is decreased in size. Small duodenal diverticulum.
This case shows an uncomplicated acute diverticulitis. The Hinchey classification is useful to categorize a diverticulitis.