What Is Diverticulosis? - Definition, Symptoms & Treatment


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Diverticulosis is a condition that affects the ___?

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1. In diverticulosis, there is an abnormality of the intestines called ____.

2. Most cases of diverticulosis are diagnosed after what age?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to understand the characteristics of diverticulosis. Quiz questions assess your knowledge of treatment for diverticulosis and types of diverticulosis.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • What organ diverticulosis affects
  • Abnormality diverticulosis causes
  • When diverticulosis is typically diagnosed

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related diverticulosis lesson
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding when the disease is usually diagnosed
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the treatment options

Additional Learning

To review concepts related to diverticulosis, read through the brief lesson called What is Diverticulosis? Definition, Symptoms & Treatment. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify what diverticulosis can happen to small pieces of food like seeds or popcorn
  • Recall the category of diverticulosis based on the symptoms
  • Review the available treatments for based on the severity of the disease