Traction esophageal diverticulum
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A traction esophageal diverticulum is a true esophageal diverticulum (i.e. includes all layers of the esophageal wall) which occurs secondary to external pulling/traction forces on the esophageal wall.
pulmonary/mediastinal scarring or fibrosis
inflammatory processes in the mediastinum: e.g. tuberculous adenitis