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 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. Diverticulitis figure provided by David M. Martin, M.D. var model = {thumbnailUrl: ‘/-/media/manual/professional/images/diverticulitis_peridiverticular_inflammation_high_de.jpg?la=de&thn=0&mw=350’ imageUrl: ‘/-/media/manual/professional/images/diverticulitis_peridiverticular_inflammation_high_de.jpg?la = en & thn = 0 ‘, title:’ diverticulitis ‘, description:’ u003Ca id = “v37892468 ” class = “”anchor “” u003e u003c / a u003e u003cdiv class = “”para “” u003e u003cp u003eKoloskopie is not the method of choice for suspected diverticulitis

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