Sigmoid diverticulitis

Case contributed by Dr Balint Botz


Circumscribed left lower quadrant pain, elevated CRP and WBC count.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Male

Moderate sigmoid wall thickening centered around a diverticulum, corresponding to the tender area with surrounding fat stranding and meandering fluid collections. 

Annotated image

Key image demonstrating the pathology.

Case Discussion

Typical ultrasonic appearance of acute sigmoid diverticulitis. 

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 66125
Published: 7th Feb 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: University of Pécs

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.