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Ct colonography report states diverticulosis particularly in the sigmoid with associated smooth muscle hypertrophy. What is smooth muscle hypertrophy?

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Dr. Gerald Klein
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Gerald Klein
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