Infographic: Colonic Diverticular Disease

Colonic Diverticular Diseaes is a condition in which small, bulging pouches develop in the digestive tract. It’s common in people over age 40.

Usually, no symptoms occur, unless the diverticula become inflamed or infected (diverticulitis) which can result in fever and abdominal pain.

Treatment generally isn’t needed unless there is inflammation (diverticulitis).