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Sigmoid diverticulitis with Rupture : CT Findings


 A 56 years female c/o pain in abdomen with fever and diarrhoea since 10 days


The CT shows multiple small sigmoid diverticulae

A small abscess is seen in relation to the sigmoid colon with surrounding fat stranding

Air foci are seen within the abscess s/o contained rupture


Sigmoid diverticulitis with rupture


Difference between diverticulosis and diverticulitis
Diverticulosis is presence of multiple diverticula, when they are inflamed or infected it is called as diverticulitis 

Complications of diverticulosis?
Diverticulitis, Abscess, rupture, fistula, rarely malignancy

Sigmoid diverticulitis with Rupture : CT Findings Reviewed by Sumer Sethi on Saturday, February 12, 2022 Rating: 5

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