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Is a colon resection always necessary following an acute diverticular abscess?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: No, but...

...Each case is unique, and depends on your history of prior diverticulitis, risks of recurrence, underlying complications, response of abscess to conservative management, co-morbidities, etc.

In brief: No, but...

...Each case is unique, and depends on your history of prior diverticulitis, risks of recurrence, underlying complications, response of abscess to conservative management, co-morbidities, etc.
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