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Case Report

Flare-Up Diverticulitis in the Terminal Ileum in Short Interval after Conservative Therapy: Report of a Case

Figure 3

Surgically resected specimen revealed diverticula on the mesenteric side in the terminal ileum ((a) and (b)). Microscopically, the nodular areas correspond to points of mucosal invagination into the surrounding muscular layer, creating diverticula (c). There is inflammatory granuloma that consisted of foreign body giant cells (arrows in (d)) and foam cells (arrow heads in (d)) in the invaginated area.

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