Diverticulitis

Diverticulitis: elderly w fever, LLQ pain, leukocytosis, dx w CT, tx w surgery, antibiotics


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  • Diverticulitis
  • elderly w fever, LLQ pain, leukocytosis, dx w CT, tx w surgery, antibiotics
  • fever, LLQ pain, diarrhea or constipation, old age
  • WBC↑, CT shows pockets on colon wall
  • surgery, antibiotics (ciprofloxacin, metronidazole)