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Mokena, IL
A 63-year-old male asked:

I had a ct scan with result: diffuse bowel wall thickening in the rectosigmoid colon. is this serious ?

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Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 55 years experience
You need a diagnosis: Diffuse bowel wall thickening in the rectosigmoid can be caused by diverticulosis, which is benign. It can be caused by inflammation (colitis) or ischemia, which is more serious. It can also be caused by cancer. You need to have this followed up to obtain a diagnosis.
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