Sigmoid diverticulitis

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi


Left lower abdominal pain

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male

There is a regular thickening with enhancement of the sigmoid colon with small diverticula, pericolic fat stranding, and thickening of the parietal peritoneum. No adjacent extra-luminal gas or perisigmoid abscess seen.

Case Discussion

CT features of acute sigmoid diverticulitis with no perforation or perisigmoid abscess formation, stage Ia according to Hinchey classification of acute diverticulitis.


Additional contributor: A. Ramdani, MD

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Case information

rID: 75263
Published: 23rd Mar 2020
Last edited: 25th Mar 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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