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what are bowel divecticula and what is their cause?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Bowel out pouching: Due to congenital weakness of muscle wall it out pouches called diverticula , ( congenital ) or develops later in life ( acquired ) as in colon diverticulosis, which can perforate, bleed, or get infected.
Answered on Dec 23, 2013
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