Diverticulitis


Diverticulitis

Diverticuli are herniations in the muscular layer of the colon that make small, saclike swellings. Diverticulitis occurs when diverticuli become inflamed and infected. This video looks at the possible causes of this condition, typical symptoms, and available treatments.

Medical Reviewer: Cunningham, Louise, RN
Medical Reviewer: Watson, L Renee, MSN, RN

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