Duodenal diverticulum

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

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Reflux.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female
Fluoroscopy

There is an out-pouching located along the medial wall of the second part of the duodenum.

Sliding hiatus hernia.

Case Discussion

Duodenal diverticula are out-pouchings from the duodenal wall and can be found at any point in the duodenum although are by far most commonly located along the medial wall of the second or third part of the duodenum. This is an incidental finding on this upper GI fluoroscopic study.

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Case information

rID: 54161
Case created: 24th Jun 2017
Last edited: 7th Aug 2017
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