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Illustration of the colon and an enlargement of it showing diverticula

View full-sized image Drawing of the colon and an enlargement of it showing diverticula.
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Drawing of the colon and an enlargement of it showing diverticula.

Alternate Text

Drawing of the colon and an enlargement of it showing diverticula.

Caption

Diverticular disease is a condition that occurs when a person has problems from small pouches, or sacs, that have formed and pushed outward through weak spots in the colon wall.

Diseases or Conditions

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English labels anatomy
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