Sigmoid diverticulitis

Case contributed by Dr Balint Botz

Presentation

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

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

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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Case information

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

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