Cancer and diverticulitis of the sigmoid colon. Differentiation with computed tomography versus magnetic resonance imaging: preliminary experiences.

@article{istm2013CancerAD,
  title={Cancer and diverticulitis of the sigmoid colon. Differentiation with computed tomography versus magnetic resonance imaging: preliminary experiences.},
  author={Emma {\"O}ist{\"a}m{\"o} and Fredrik Hjern and Lennart Blomqvist and Anders von Heijne and Mirna Abraham-Nordling},
  journal={Acta radiologica},
  year={2013},
  volume={54 3},
  pages={237-41}
}
BACKGROUND Both colon cancer and diverticular disease are common in the Western world. A challenge when patients present with clinical findings is that both diseases can present with symptoms that may mimic the other. PURPOSE To determine whether magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) could be helpful to differentiate between diverticulitis and cancer of the… CONTINUE READING