Tag: diverticula

Diverticular Disease | Diverticulitis | Gastrointestinal Society

Diverticular Disease | Diverticulitis | Gastrointestinal Society

Diverticular disease, also known as diverticulosis, is the presence of small sac-like out-pouchings of the lining of the colon that balloon through the outer colon wall. These pockets are called diverticula. Diverticulosis can be present without noticeable symptoms, but might be associated with constipation or diarrhea. This condition is very