Gastric diverticulum

Case contributed by Dr Hazem M Almasarei


Breast cancer. CT scan for staging.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female

Well-defined, oval-shaped lesion bulging from the posterior aspect of the gastric fundus, it measures 2.5 x 1.4 cm in diameters. For further evaluation.

NB: Small sliding hiatus hernia is noted.


Well-defined outpouching diverticulum arising from the gastric fundus.


Another Axial CT scan revealed the gastric diverticulum containing air bubbles.

Case Discussion

Gastric diverticulum is incidentally seen, it's not associated with symptoms unless its large in size.

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Case information

rID: 56767
Published: 29th Nov 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: King Hussein Cancer Center