Diverticulitis Of Colon

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Diverticulitis of Colon

Diverticulitis are small, bulging pouches developing from the weak places in the colon.

Symptoms

  • Lower abdominal pain
  • Abdominal tenderness
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Fever
  • Constipation or diarrhoea.

Diagnosis

  • CT Scan

Treatment

  • Antibiotics
  • Analgesics
  • Surgery in case of perforation, abscess, fistula or bowel obstruction

Complications

  • Abscess formation
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Peritonitis
  • Fistula formation
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