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Relating to diverticula.
- ‘This procedure consists of dividing the septum between the cervical esophagus and the diverticular pouch.’
- ‘In the first part of the study, patients with diverticular hemorrhage were treated medically, including transfusions as required.’
- ‘The inflammatory infiltrate raised the possibility of an infectious granulomatous disease or a conventional diverticular abscess.’
- ‘The cause is believed to be related to chronic irritation of the diverticular wall as a result of prolonged food retention.’
- ‘In addition, no diverticular orifices were identified.’
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