Diverticular disease

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Diverticular disease is when problems occur due to diverticulosis, a condition defined by the presence of pouches in the wall of the large intestine (diverticula).[1] This includes when diverticula become inflamed (diverticulitis) and diverticular bleeding.[2]


  1. ^ "Clinical manifestations and diagnosis of colonic diverticular disease". Literature review. 
  2. ^ "Diverticular Disease". www.niddk.nih.gov. September 2013. Retrieved 12 June 2016.