Gastric diverticulum

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi


Incidental finding.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Female

There is a well-defined sac-like structure with air-fluid level communicating with the gastric fundus, filled with iodinated oral contrast on CT.

Case Discussion

Gastric diverticula are rare usually originate from the gastric fundus and commonly asymptomatic and detected incidentally. Usually asymptomatic. Complications such as ulceration, perforation, torsion, hemorrhage, and malignancy are rare. 

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Case information

rID: 83482
Published: 25th Oct 2020
Last edited: 23rd Nov 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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