chronic diverticulitis


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chronic diverticulitis

Diverticulitis marked by worsening constipation, mucus in the stools, and intermittent left lower quadrant abdominal pains. The walls of the bowels may thicken, which may produce stricture formation and chronic intestinal obstruction.
See also: diverticulitis
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