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Oesophageal diverticula

oesophageal diverticula
(Science: radiology) Pharyngo-oesophageal (Zenker), cricopharyngeal spasm, Killian’s dehiscence, posterior; if lateral, usually on left, treatment: diverticulopexy with or without myotomy, mid-oesophageal, pulsion, not traction (not associated with tB), dysmotility, usually asymptomatic, distal (epiphrenic), dyity (including dES and achalasia), symptomatic, usually on right, Treatment: excision and myotomy, ** all due to PULSION


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