Were you looking for information about Diverticulitis? Diverticlitis is a common misspelling of diverticulitis.
Diverticulitis is a condition characterized by inflammation of abnormal pouches (diverticula) that form in the colon. It is believed that the infections occur when stool or bacteria are caught in the diverticula. While the causes of diverticulitis are unproven, most healthcare providers believe the disease is linked to a low-fiber diet.
(To learn more, click Diverticulitis. Topics discussed in this eMedTV article include how the condition is diagnosed, symptoms of diverticulitis, and possible treatment options.)