Killian Jamieson Diverticulum Barium Swallow

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The diverticulum yellow arrow is anterior to the normal esophagus. Fig3a 3a and showed the left sided diverticulum overlapping the anterior wall of the cervical esophagus in the lateral position fig.

Figure 1 From Killian Jamieson Diverticulitis With Cervical~image credit

Zenker Diverticulum Radiology Case Radiopaedia Org~image credit

Dysphagia And Odynophagia Due To Pharyngeal Diverticulum~image credit

Decade Long Progressive Dysphagia With Intermittent~image credit

Figure 1 From Killian Jamieson Diverticulum A Case For Open~image credit

Killian Jamieson Diverticulum Mimicking A Calcified Thyroid~image credit

Like the more common zenker diverticulum it is a false diverticulum and represents an outpouching of mucosa through a muscular defect in this case killians dehiscence.

Killian jamieson diverticulum barium swallow. The barium swallow study showing killianjamieson diverticulum after consultation with the patient a diverticulectomy and esophagomyotomy were scheduled. The diverticulum was approached through an oblique incision along the anterior border of the left sternocleidomastoid muscle. A barium swallow pharyngoesophagogram showed a large left sided diverticulum 4 cm in diameter and a small right sided diverticulum 15 cm in diameter of the pharyngoesophageal junction in the frontal position fig.

This is a case report of such a diverticulum and a description of the transcervical diverticulectomy that we performed on a 49 year old lady. Killian jamieson diverticula are esophageal diverticula. Frontal view from a barium swallow shows an outpouching of barium white arrow arising laterally from the cervical esophagus.

These imaging findings indicated the co existence of killian jamieson diverticula and a thyroid tumor. The purpose of this study was to reassess the findings of killian jamieson diverticula ie proximal lateral cervical diverticula on pharyngoesophagograms and to compare the prevalence clinical findings and radiographic findings of killian jamieson diverticula with those of zenkers diverticulum. Surgery for killianjamieson diverticulum of the esophagus is scarcely reported in the literature owing to the rarity of this entity.

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Upper Esophageal Diverticulum Radiology Case Radiopaedia Org~image credit

Killian Triangle Latimer Triangle Zenker Diverticulum~image credit

Imaging In Digestive Tract Diverticula Uncommon Loca Tions~image credit

Images Of Zenker S Diverticulum Killian Jamieson~image credit

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