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Esophageal Diverticula

Francois Trappey, MD, Amanda R Jensen, MD, Frederick Rescorla, MD
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Introduction

Esophageal diverticula are protrusions of the esophageal wall that remain in continuity with the lumen. Although they can occur anywhere along the esophagus, there are three main anatomic categories: pharyngoesophageal, midesophageal and epiphrenic.

Other acquired esophageal diverticula have been reported in the literature in pediatric patients following prolonged retained esophageal foreign body, after excision of a foregut duplication cyst, as a delayed postoperative complication following repair of esophageal atresia and in the neonatal period with iatrogenic injury following orogastric or nasogastric tube insertion [1][2][3][4][5][6].

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Last updated: May 11, 2019

Citation

Trappey, Francois , et al. "Esophageal Diverticula." Pediatric Surgery NaT, American Pediatric Surgical Association, 2019. APSA Webapp, www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829745/all/Esophageal_Diverticula.
Trappey F, Jensen AR, Rescorla F. Esophageal Diverticula. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, eds. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2019. https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829745/all/Esophageal_Diverticula. Accessed August 20, 2019.
Trappey, F., Jensen, A. R., & Rescorla, F. (2019). Esophageal Diverticula. In Waldhausen, J., Powell, D., & Hirschl, R. (Eds.), Pediatric Surgery NaT. Available from https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829745/all/Esophageal_Diverticula
Trappey F, Jensen AR, Rescorla F. Esophageal Diverticula [Internet]. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, editors. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2019. [cited 2019 August 20]. Available from: https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829745/all/Esophageal_Diverticula.
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TY - ELEC T1 - Esophageal Diverticula ID - 829745 A1 - Trappey,Francois ,MD AU - Jensen,Amanda,MD AU - Rescorla,Frederick,MD ED - Waldhausen,John, ED - Powell,David, ED - Hirschl,Ron, Y1 - 2019/05/11/ BT - Pediatric Surgery NaT UR - https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829745/all/Esophageal_Diverticula PB - American Pediatric Surgical Association DB - APSA Webapp DP - Unbound Medicine ER -