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Spectrum of diverticular disease of the colon in Lebanon AUBMC experience.
J Med Liban 1998 May-Jun; 46(3):146-8JM

Abstract

There is an increasing number of cases of colonic diverticular disease among hospital admissions to AUBMC being more prevalent in patients > 50 years old (76.5%). Colonic diverticular disease were more prevalent in urban population admitted to AUBMC (95.6%). Diverticulitis is the most common complication of colonic diverticular disease among admitted cases with colonic diverticular disease (51%). All patients with diverticulitis who presented without abdominal pain had fever. This finding made diverticulitis part of the differential diagnosis in cases of FUO in patients over 50 years old.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Department of Internal Medicine, Makassed Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon.No affiliation info availableNo affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

Comparative Study
Journal Article

Language

eng

PubMed ID

10095846

Citation

Hemadeh, G, et al. "Spectrum of Diverticular Disease of the Colon in Lebanon AUBMC Experience." Le Journal Medical Libanais. the Lebanese Medical Journal, vol. 46, no. 3, 1998, pp. 146-8.
Hemadeh G, Chebli A, Uthman S. Spectrum of diverticular disease of the colon in Lebanon AUBMC experience. J Med Liban. 1998;46(3):146-8.
Hemadeh, G., Chebli, A., & Uthman, S. (1998). Spectrum of diverticular disease of the colon in Lebanon AUBMC experience. Le Journal Medical Libanais. the Lebanese Medical Journal, 46(3), pp. 146-8.
Hemadeh G, Chebli A, Uthman S. Spectrum of Diverticular Disease of the Colon in Lebanon AUBMC Experience. J Med Liban. 1998;46(3):146-8. PubMed PMID: 10095846.
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