Diverticulitis

Under a diverticulitis we mean inflammation of a diverticulum, which can lead to cellulitis of the intestinal wall, to peritonitis, perforation, fistula or abscess formation. The leading symptom is abdominal pain. The diagnosis is made by CT. The treatment consists in the protection of the colon, antibiotics (eg. As ciprofloxacin or a 3rd generation cephalosporin plus metronidazole) and, occasionally, a surgical procedure. Under a diverticulitis we mean inflammation of a…

September 3, 2018
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