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Inverted Diverticulum
(Also see Long Inverted Diverticulum).

Left: Inverted diverticulum, simulating a diminutive polyp.

Right: Gentle manipulation has restored the diverticulum to its normal everted configuration, thus preventing an untoward attempt at polypectomy.

Left: Another example of an inverted diverticulum; note the resemblance to a diminutive polyp.

Right: After gentle manipulation with a closed biopsy forceps, the true nature of the lesion has become apparent, preventing an unfortunate attempt at polypectomy.

Left: Collapsed, partially inverted diverticulum in a 72 year-old man.

Right: Similar lesion in a 70 year old woman.

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