The colonoscope strikes back: a diverticular Darth Vader

Anthony F T Brown and Andrew Bryant
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (11): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2007.tb01450.x
Published online: 3 December 2007

A 61-year-old woman with known colonic diverticula underwent colonoscopy for abdominal pain. The cause remained obscure until this sinister face appeared in the viewing scope, which the authors instantly recognised as the potential source of evil (Figure).

  • Anthony F T Brown1,0
  • Andrew Bryant2,0

  • 1 Emergency Department, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Brisbane, QLD.
  • 2 Holy Spirit Northside Hospital, Brisbane, QLD.



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