Abdominal pain, fevers. CT best diagnostic tool.
Mid to old age.
But antibiotics are no better than placebo for uncomplicated outpatient disease (PubMed)(PubMed)(Pubmed) and those who have supportive care have "no difference in readmission rates, treatment failure rates, progression to complicated diverticulitis, or increased need for elective or emergent surgery."
10 - 14 days total.
If the tic perforates, laproscopic resection has worser (yes, worser) outcomes (PubMed).
Relevant links to my Medscape blog
Last Update: 06/23/18.