Diverticulitis with pericolic abscess

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou


Vague lower abdominal pain and constipation of 3 weeks duration.

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Female

Localised circumferential mural thickening of the sigmoid colon with adjacent localised fluid collection. Colonic diverticulae are noted. Ultrasonography confirms the presence of localised pericolic abscess.

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Case information

rID: 26546
Published: 27th Dec 2013
Last edited: 26th Jun 2017
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