Diverticulosis

What is Diverticulosis?

Diverticulosis is a condition in which there are small pouches or pockets in the wall or lining of any portion of the digestive tract. These pockets occur when the inner layer of the digestive tract pushes through weak spots in the outer layer. The pouches associated with diverticulosis are most often located in the lower part of the large intestine (the colon).

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