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How is suspicion of diverticulitis confirmed?

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
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In brief: Examination

And history, elevated wbc, fever, pain usually in the lower abdomen toward the left and a confirmatory ct scan of abdomen and pelvis.

In brief: Examination

And history, elevated wbc, fever, pain usually in the lower abdomen toward the left and a confirmatory ct scan of abdomen and pelvis.
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine
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In brief: CT

Labs such as sed and a CBC are helpful, however a spiral ct is great for quickly identifying issues.

In brief: CT

Labs such as sed and a CBC are helpful, however a spiral ct is great for quickly identifying issues.
Dr. Slade Suchecki
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