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    Diverticulitis

    Colonoscopy is not the test of choice for diagnosing suspected diverticulitis but is sometimes done during the course of evaluating abdominal pain. Findings of peridiverticular inflammation and exudates, as seen in this image, are characteristic.

    Image provided by David M. Martin, MD.

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