Diverticulosis & Diverticulitis

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The colon is the lower portion of the GI tract and is about 5 feet long. Diverticulosis is a disease that occurs in the colon. Diverticula are small pockets that form in the wall of the colon. Diverticulosis means the presence of diverticula in the colon.

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