diverticulosis


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Related to diverticulosis: diverticulitis, irritable bowel syndrome
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diverticulosis
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di·ver·tic·u·lo·sis

 (dī′vûr-tĭk′yə-lō′sĭs)
n.
A condition characterized by the presence of numerous diverticula in the colon.

diverticulosis

(ˌdaɪvəˌtɪkjʊˈləʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) the presence of several diverticula, esp in the intestines
[from New Latin, from diverticulum + -osis]

di•ver•tic•u•lo•sis

(ˌdaɪ vərˌtɪk yəˈloʊ sɪs)

n.
the presence of saclike herniations of the mucosal layer of the colon through the muscular wall.
[1915–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.diverticulosis - presence of multiple diverticula in the walls of the colon
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
Translations

di·ver·tic·u·lo·sis

n. diverticulosis, formación de divertículos en las paredes del intestino grueso o colon;
degenerative ______ degenerativa;
electrolyte ______ hidroeléctrica.

diverticulosis

n diverticulosis f
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It is estimated that about half of all Americans aged 60 to 80 have diverticulosis, a condition in which diverticula--small pouches about the size of large peas-- bulge outward from the colon.
While its true that some gastrointestinal conditions, such as Crohn's disease, do warrant a low-fiber diet, diverticulosis isn't among them.
Herbalists from the Americas to China use it to treat adrenal exhaustion, rheumatoid arthritis, stomach and muscular cramps, kidney and intestinal colic, dysentery, persistent nausea and vomiting, to increase bile flow, diverticulosis (weakness of the colonic wall) and appendicitis.
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In the beginning of February 2017, Emmaus announced the US Patent & Trade Office's allowance of its patent application covering the use of its lead investigative product, pharmaceutical grade L-glutamine (PGLG), for the treatment of diverticulosis.
The patient was treated medically, and diverticulosis was confirmed by colonoscopy.
Although a diagnosis of diverticulosis can be easily made by colonoscopy, acute diverticulitis is in general a contraindication for endoscopic examination owing to the high risk for perforation, and thus, should be delayed by 3-4 weeks.
12) A pesar de haber realizado una cirugia cuidadosa con vigilancia endoscopica transoperatoria la paciente persistio con disfagia en el postquirurgico temprano, esto a consecuencia de diverticulosis esofagica, sin embargo es necesario descartar en todos los pacientes procesos neoplasicos.
1,6) Isolated jejunal diverticulosis coexists with diverticuli of the oesophagus (2%), of the duodenum (26%) and of the colon (35%).
A diet high in fiber can also reduce risk of heart disease, diabetes, diverticulosis and hemorrhoids.
SAN DIEGO -- Obesity is a risk factor for colonic diverticulosis among women but not men, while a low-fiber diet was not found to be a risk factor in a study reported at the annual Digestive Disease Week.