Pelvic phlebolith and C.D.?

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meandmyhunny2
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   Posted 8/28/2007 5:25 PM (GMT -6)   
Does anyone know if there is a connection between pelvic phlebolith and C.D.?            thank you
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   Posted 8/28/2007 10:03 PM (GMT -6)   
A pelvic phlebolith is seen as a small, smooth, round, white opacity on an xray. Phleboliths are small areas of calcification in a vein. There is a correlation between pleboliths and diverticulosis. You might want to read the article at this site: http://www.ajronline.org/cgi/reprint/143/1/105.pdf

I have a phlebolith and both cecal diverticulosis and sigmoid diverticulosis. Probably a result of eating a low fiber diet for the majority of my life due to the negative consequences of eating fiber and having CD.
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