Adult man, 75-years-old,
is admitted with rectal bleeding.
A diverticulum is
an outpouching of the wall of the gut.About one-third of the population in
the western world has diverticulosis
by the age of 60 years. The diverticula are usually located in the sigmoid
colon. Complications of diverticulosis
and sometimes post-infective strictures. In diverticulitis
there`s the danger of abscess formation or perforation. In perforation contrast
may seen next to the colon in the peritoneal cavity and/or contrast is track
into a collection adjacent to the diseased colon.
carcinoma of the transverse colon