Intestinal diverticular disease: a review of radiologic findings and management

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ศรสุภา ลิ้มเจริญ
ปองทิพย์ อุ่นประเสริฐ
ชมษร ศุภรักษ์จินดา

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Intestinal diverticular disease, which once thought to be a disease of the elderly, is now also becoming more and more common in younger age group. However the prevalence of this disease is still increasing due to the rising of the average age. Most common complication of diverticular disease is acute diverticulitis. With the progression and advancement of radiologic investigation today, the managements of choices have been changing the past few years. The objectives of this article are to review indication of each imaging modality, to identify its radiologic findings and to update on choice of managements.

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