Acute diverticulitis

Case contributed by Dr Shamil Sadykov


Diffuse pelvic pain.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Female

Pelvic MRI

Multiple diverticula with pericolic inflammation. Mucosal thickening of the affected sigmoid colon. Peridiverticular fat has low signal on T1, high signal on STIR and T1 FS with contrast

Hinchey classification stage 1a: phlegmon

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Case information

rID: 47041
Published: 30th Jul 2016
Last edited: 31st Dec 2017
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