Diverticulum

Diverticulum: A pouch or sac developed from a tubular or saccular organ, such as the Gastrointestinal Tract.1

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Diverticulum: A pouch formed at a weakened area of wall in a hollow organ structure.2

Types

Types may include:3

Types of Diverticulum:

Categories for Diverticulum

Category of Diverticulum:

  • Gastrointestinal System Finding
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References

  1. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)
  2. Source: NCI Thesaurus
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  6. Source: GTR (NCBI/NIH): ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/ gtr/ conditions/ C0025037/ 

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