A patient suspected of diverticulitis is admitted to the hospital for evaluation and treatment. The nurse explains to a student nurse that the classic triad of signs and symptoms are:

LLQ pain, fever, leukocytosis.

Explanation

• The classic symptoms of diverticulitis are fever, LLQ pain, and leukocytosis

• Other symptoms include diarrhea, bloody stool, nausea, and cramping

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