Diverticular disease of the colon.

@article{Parks1968DiverticularDO,
  title={Diverticular disease of the colon.},
  author={T. G. Parks},
  journal={Postgraduate medical journal},
  year={1968},
  volume={44 515},
  pages={
          680-3
        }
}
Aetiological considerations During the present decade new light has been thrown on the aetiology and pathogenesis of diverticular disease of the colon by several workers, yet it is true to say that the exact cause of the mucosal herniation is still uncertain. Many factors at one time or another have been incriminated but the main emphasis recently has been on the muscle abnormality which exists in diverticular disease. Of course, earlier workers drew attention to the pathological and functional… CONTINUE READING

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