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Surgeon did a "scope" test recently for colostomy removal/reversal. Will this test reveal any signs of diverticulitis? I know it shows pollyps etc.

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Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
Surgery - Colorectal
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In brief: Diverticulosis

Diverticulitis causes inflammation outide the colon.
The scope is to rule out polyps or cancer prior to colostomy closure.

In brief: Diverticulosis

Diverticulitis causes inflammation outide the colon.
The scope is to rule out polyps or cancer prior to colostomy closure.
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Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
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Dr. Jason Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Unlikely

It could diverticulosis but usually not divert ileitis which is an acute infectious/inflammatory process in diverticulosis that is usually diagnoses by ct.

In brief: Unlikely

It could diverticulosis but usually not divert ileitis which is an acute infectious/inflammatory process in diverticulosis that is usually diagnoses by ct.
Dr. Jason Hemming
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Dr. C Jeffrey Holmes
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

The colonoscopy can fully evaluate the colon, including whether any diverticulosis is present.

In brief: Yes

The colonoscopy can fully evaluate the colon, including whether any diverticulosis is present.
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