Pharyngeal pouch

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

Symptoms of dysphagia and food reguritation. Did not tolerate upper GI endoscopy intubation.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Male
Barium

Posterior outpouching from the esophagus at the level of C5/6, which fills with contrast. 

Case Discussion

Pharyngeal pouches are also known as a Zenker diverticulum. 

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