Zenker diverticulum

Case contributed by Dr Lee-Anne Slater

Presentation

History of regurgitating whole tablets and undigested food. Patient also had halitosis.

Patient Data

Age: 76
Gender: Female
Barium

Barium swallow showed a large posterolateral pouch just above the level of the cricopharyngeus muscle in keeping with a Zenker diverticulum.

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Case information

rID: 13718
Case created: 10th May 2011
Last edited: 29th Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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