Acute diverticulitis

Case contributed by Dr Domenico Nicoletti

Presentation

Two days of severe pain in the left iliac fossa with fever and rise PCR.

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

Wall thickening of the proximal sigmoid with diverticulum associated with inflammatory infiltration of the mesosigmoid.

CT

The examination confirms the presence of microperforated acute diverticulitis.

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Case information

rID: 38869
Case created: 8th Aug 2015
Last edited: 5th Oct 2015
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