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Diverticulitis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

2 pages | 400 words

Diverticulitis is a condition that results when the small, bulging sacs (diverticula) that commonly form along the wall of the large intestine become inflamed or infected. Although diverticulitis can occur anywhere in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, it most commonly affects the large intestine.

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