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Diverticulosis

Diverticulosis
Diverticulosis

This image shows multiple openings of diverticula (arrows) in the large intestine (colon). To see the diverticula, doctors examine the large intestine using a flexible viewing tube (a procedure called colonoscopy).

Image provided by David M. Martin, MD.