Definition of Diverticulitis, bleeding from

Reviewed on 3/29/2021

Diverticulitis, bleeding from: Diverticular bleeding typically occurs intermittently and rapidly over several days. Colonoscopy is usually performed to confirm the diagnosis and exclude bleeding from other causes. Thermal probes cannot be employed to stop active diverticular bleeding. Therefore, surgical removal of the bleeding diverticula is necessary for those with persistent or recurrent bleeding.

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Pancreatitis is inflammation of an organ in the abdomen called the pancreas. See Answer

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