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. 

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