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CT Diagnosis of ileal diverticulitis

      Abstract

      The preoperative diagnosis of ileal diverticulitis has been reported during small-bowel series when inflammatory changes are associated with ileal diverticula. Previous CT reports of this entity have failed to establish the specific diagnosis preoperatively. We report the CT findings in a patient with right lower quadrant pain that enabled the specific diagnosis of ileal diverticulitis to be made.

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