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Can diverticulitis play a role in herniation of the colon?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
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In brief: No.

These are two separate diagnoses.
A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall through which the colon may protrude, albeit rarely. Diverticulitis is inflammation of the colon brought about by the rupture of a diverticulum.

In brief: No.

These are two separate diagnoses.
A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall through which the colon may protrude, albeit rarely. Diverticulitis is inflammation of the colon brought about by the rupture of a diverticulum.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal

In brief: Not

Usually but it can cause symptoms of blockage and perforation.

In brief: Not

Usually but it can cause symptoms of blockage and perforation.
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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