Diverticulitis

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This four-page illustrated handout educates people about diverticulitis, which is a condition where small pouches or sacs in the muscle wall of the large intestine (also called the colon) become inflamed or infected. It explains how this infection occurs, and describes its signs and symptoms. The document clarifies that a doctor will use tests such as a CT scan or blood tests to plan care for diverticulitis, and discusses things people can do to care for themselves. It identifies those symptoms for which a doctor should be called immediately.

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Health Information Translations
Medical Review:
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The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Colon, Diverticulitis, Large Intestine, Tomography, X-Ray computed
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
2/1/2011
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