Intraluminal diverticulum of the esophagus

M. H. Schreiber, M. Davis

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    Abstract

    Two patients with intraluminal esophageal diverticulum are described and illustrated. Both had chronic esophagitis. One had a distal esophageal stricture, while the other showed persistent retrograde gastroesophageal reflux following hiatal hernia repair. Possible causes are considered, based on the presumption of intermittently or chronically increased intraluminal pressure associated with an area of congenital or acquired weakness of the esophageal wall.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)595-597
    Number of pages3
    JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
    Volume129
    Issue number4
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Jan 1 1977

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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