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Can CT scans detect diverticulosis?
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Dr. Martin Tyson
Addiction Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Yes they can detect diverticulosis, and it is actually the test of choice for diverticulitis.

In brief: Yes
Yes they can detect diverticulosis, and it is actually the test of choice for diverticulitis.
Dr. Martin Tyson
Dr. Martin Tyson
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine
In brief: CT scan & 'tics.
A CT scan can generally detect diverticuli,,but a colonoscopy would be better.

In brief: CT scan & 'tics.
A CT scan can generally detect diverticuli,,but a colonoscopy would be better.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Dr. Dean Giannone
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Dr. Olaf Johansen
Surgery - Colorectal
In brief: Yes
But diverticulosis in and of itself is not a problem(half the people over age 50 have some degree of diverticulosis.
) it's only if they become infected (diverticulites)that it's a problem....Findings of diverticulites can also be seen on a ct scan. Hope this helps.

In brief: Yes
But diverticulosis in and of itself is not a problem(half the people over age 50 have some degree of diverticulosis.
) it's only if they become infected (diverticulites)that it's a problem....Findings of diverticulites can also be seen on a ct scan. Hope this helps.
Dr. Olaf Johansen
Dr. Olaf Johansen
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