Acute diverticulitis

Case contributed by Dr Domenico Nicoletti


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

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Male

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


The examination confirms the presence of microperforated acute diverticulitis.

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Case information

rID: 38869
Published: 9th Aug 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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