Duodenal Diverticulum Index
Duodenal diverticula (extramural or intramural), or duodenal diverticulum, is a pouch that is attached to the first part of the small intestine (duodenum). The cause of extramural diverticula is not clear, however, it may be congenital. Complications caused by duodenal diverticulum include rupture, gallstones, or pancreatitis. Extramural duodenal diverticula has no symptoms. Treatment is generally surgery.
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Diverticulitis (Diverticulosis, Diverticular Disease) Article
- Diverticulosis and diverticulitis facts
- What is diverticulosis?
- What is diverticulitis?
- What causes diverticula and how do diverticula form?
- What are diverticulitis symptoms?
- Is there a special diet or digestive supplement that can treat or prevent diverticulitis symptoms?
- What are the more serious complications of diverticulitis?
- How are the diagnosis of diverticulitis and diverticulosis made?
- What is the treatment for diverticulitis and diverticulosis?
- Medical treatment of diverticulitis and diverticulosis
- Surgical treatment for diverticulitis
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In This Article
- Pancreatitis facts*
- What is pancreatitis?
- What are the causes of acute pancreatitis?
- What are the symptoms of acute pancreatitis?
- How is acute pancreatitis diagnosed?
- How is acute pancreatitis treated?
- What is chronic pancreatitis?
- What are the symptoms of chronic pancreatitis?
- How is chronic pancreatitis diagnosed?
- How is chronic pancreatitis treated?
- How common is pancreatitis in children?
- Hope through research
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