83 year-old woman with abdominal pain and occult bleeding. Shown here is an inflamed diverticulum with mucopurulent exudate.
40 year-old woman with abdominal pain, fever and rectal bleeding. Colonoscopy revealed focal diverticulitis: peridiverticular inflammation with scant exudate.
More extensive inflammation in this 79 year-old man with abdominal pain and rectal bleeding. Colonoscopy revealed segmental inflammation with stricture formation; there is a diverticulum at the 12 o'clock position, while the narrowed lumen is at the lower right.
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