Diverticular disease is associated with benign intra-abdominal cystic disease.


BACKGROUND Diverticular disease (DD) and hepatic and renal cysts have been linked with defects in collagen and dysfunctional matrix metalloproteinases. METHODS Consecutive abdominal computed tomography scans between January-July 2015 were prospectively studied to determine a correlation between visceral cysts and DD. Patients with a sigmoid colectomy for… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/17474124.2017.1294061


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