Congenital esophageal diverticulum

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Synonyms: Congenital esophageal pouch

A rare non-syndromic congenital esophageal malformation characterized by a false diverticulum most often located in the upper posterior esophagus (pharyngo-esophageal) but may occur anywhere along the esophagus (mid-thoracic or epiphrenic). Many patients are asymptomatic but bad breath chronic cough respiratory distress food regurgitation dysphagia chest pain or discomfort and aspiration pneumonia are typical presenting manifestations.

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