Fast Five Quiz: Diverticulitis Key Aspects

Sarah El-Nakeep, MD


April 12, 2023

Once infrequently diagnosed, diverticulitis is now understood to be associated with significant healthcare costs and morbidity. The highest prevalence of the disease is among older individuals; more than half of this group experience diverticular disease of some kind. Unfortunately, diverticular disease is also easily mistaken for several other common conditions, often making it difficult to diagnose. Are you familiar with the key aspects of diverticulitis, including its presentation, workup, diagnosis, and treatment? Test yourself with this short quiz.


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