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Pouches called diverticula form when increased pressure pushes the wall of the colon outward at certain weak points. These pouches are found most often in the colon. But they can be found in nearly all parts of the digestive tract.
Current as of: November 7, 2018
Author: Healthwise StaffAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineJerome B. Simon, MD, FRCPC, FACP - Gastroenterology
Current as of:
November 7, 2018
Medical Review:Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Jerome B. Simon, MD, FRCPC, FACP - Gastroenterology
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