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Descriptor English:   Diverticulosis, Colonic 
Descriptor Spanish:   Diverticulosis del Colon 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Diverticulose Cólica 
Synonyms English:   Colonic Diverticulosis  
Tree Number:   C06.405.469.158.587
Definition English:   A pathological condition characterized by the presence of a number of COLONIC DIVERTICULA in the COLON. Its pathogenesis is multifactorial, including colon aging, motor dysfunction, increases in intraluminal pressure, and lack of dietary fibers. 
Indexing Annotation English:   do not confuse with DIVERTICULITIS, COLONIC
History Note English:   2004, 1963-2000; use DIVERTICULUM, COLON 2001-2003 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   38046 
Unique Identifier:   D043963 

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