Title

Diverticulitis With Microperforation

Division

North Florida

Hospital

Ocala Regional Medical Center

Document Type

Case Report

Publication Date

7-22-2022

Keywords

sigmoid diverticulitis, perforated diverticulitis, microperforation, complicated diverticulitis, diverticulitis recommendations

Disciplines

Digestive System Diseases | Emergency Medicine | Surgery

Abstract

The authors present the case of a 39-year-old male who returned to the emergency department one month after uncomplicated diverticulitis, with the second bout of diverticulitis newly complicated by microperforation. The clinical presentation, diagnosis, and management of acute diverticulitis across the spectrum of presentations are discussed.

Publisher or Conference

Cureus

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