A 37-year-old female asked:
Ct colonography report states diverticulosis particularly in the sigmoid with associated smooth muscle hypertrophy. what is smooth muscle hypertrophy?
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Radiology 50 years experience
Intestinal muscle is: The muscle in the intestinal wall is smooth muscle as distinguished from striated muscle such as the big muscles in your arms and legs. Often with diverticulosis, the muscle/wall of the bowel hypertrophies or thickens as part of the condition.
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Last updated Feb 1, 2020
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