Pouches called diverticula form when increased pressure pushes the wall of the colon outward at certain weak points. These pouches are found most often in the colon. But they can be found in nearly all parts of the digestive tract.
Current as of:
April 15, 2020
Author: Healthwise Staff Medical Review: Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine Anne C. Poinier MD - Internal Medicine Jerome B. Simon MD, FRCPC, FACP - Gastroenterology
Medical Review:Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Anne C. Poinier MD - Internal Medicine & Jerome B. Simon MD, FRCPC, FACP - Gastroenterology