Gastric diverticulum

Case contributed by Dr Matt A. Morgan


Presenting for evaluation prior to bariatric surgery

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male

Double contrast upper GI study


There is an outpouching off the gastric fundus, consistent with a gastric diverticulum.

Annotated image

The gastric diverticulum is circled in yellow.

Case Discussion

A gastric diverticulum is an uncommon (although not rare) benign incidental finding that can be seen on fluoroscopy, CT, and MRI.

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