inflammation in small pouches that form at weak points in the colon wall, which can cause slight bleeding and positive results on fecal occult blood tests (FOBTs) and fecal immunochemical tests (FITs). See also colon, fecal occult blood tests, fecal immunochemical tests.
... But in February 2014 a diagnosis of diverticulitis a painful condition of the
colon led to a colonoscopy and upper endoscopy.]]</description ...