Zenker diverticulum

Case contributed by Dr Lee-Anne Slater


Regurgitation of whole tablets and undigested food, with halitosis.

Patient Data

Age: 75 years
Gender: Female

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
Published: 10th May 2011
Last edited: 8th Aug 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included