A 42-year-old female asked:
can diveticulosis (not itis) be mistaken for colon cancer on ct scan? had sigmoidoscopy to 35 cm and 4 ct scans over past three years.
2 doctor answers
Dr. Donald Colantino answered
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Not usually: Diverticulosis has quite a different appearance than cancer of the colon and it would be unlikely that the two would be confused by the radiologist if the diverticulosis was straightforward.
Answered on Mar 12, 2020
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