Diverticulitis with pericolic abscess

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou


Vague lower abdominal pain and constipation of 3 weeks duration

Patient Data

Age: 55 year old
Gender: Female
Modality: CT

Localized circumferential mural thickening of the sigmoid colon with adjacent localized fluid collection. colonic diverticulae are noted. Ultrasonography confirms the presence of localized pericolid abscess.

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Case Information

rID: 26546
Case created: 27th Dec 2013
Last edited: 10th Mar 2016
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