Sigmoid diverticulitis with microperforation

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi


Intermittent left lower abdominal pain

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Male

Mild regular thickening of the sigmoidocolic junction with small diverticula, pericolic fat stranding and a small amount of adjacent extra-luminal gas (micro-perforation).

Case Discussion

CT features of acute diverticulitis with a micro-perforation, stage II according to the Hinchey classification of acute diverticulitis

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Case information

rID: 74870
Published: 7th Mar 2020
Last edited: 13th Oct 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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