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Diverticulitis (CT Scan)

Diverticulitis (CT Scan)
Diverticulitis (CT Scan)

In this axial (cross-sectional) CT image of the abdomen in a person with diverticulitis, the wall of the descending colon is thickened. There is also inflammatory streaking with increased density in the adjacent pericolonic fat.

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