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Diverticulitis

Diverticulitis | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

How is the disease diagnosed?

Diverticulitis is suspected after a history and physical examination. A history of lower, left-sided abdominal pain is a clue. The physical exam often reveals a tender abdomen. Tightness of the abdominal muscles, called abdominal rigidity, suggests serious infection. The white blood cell count is often elevated. A test called a CT scan may be used to confirm the diagnosis.


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Author: Minot Cleveland, MD
Reviewer: Kathleen A. MacNaughton, RN, BSN
Date Reviewed: 09/20/02



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