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
Primary Medical Reviewer
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer
Jerome B. Simon, MD, FRCPC, FACP - Gastroenterology
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