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Esophageal Diverticulum

Left: Traction diverticulum of the mid-esophagus, simulating a double lumen. Note the light reflection from the base of the diverticulum (to the right of the lumen).

Right: Diverticulum in the mid-esophagus in a 78 year woman.

Left: Incidental finding of multiple small diverticula in the upper third of the esophagus of a 47 year-old man underoing endoscopy for evaluation of nausea, vomiting and early satiety; his symptoms proved to be secondary to pyloric stenosis.

Right: Small esophageal diverticulum in a 66 year old woman undergoing endoscopy for abdominal pain. She had no esophageal symptoms. The diverticulum is located at lower center of the image; the contracted esophageal lumen is at upper left.

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