Adam Meyer, Author at Infectious Disease Advisor

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Diverticulitis

Diverticular disease is one of the most prevalent gastrointestinal conditions in Western populations. Colonic diverticula are acquired herniations into the mucosal and submucosal layers of the colon wall and in the Western world, found more commonly in the left side of the colon. Approximately 20% of patients with diverticulosis will experience inflammation of their diverticula,…

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