Killian-Jamieson diverticulum

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones



Patient Data

Age: 15
Gender: Male

The initial swallow phase of an upper GI contrast study on a teenager. There is a small left lateral outpouching from the anteroinferior portion of the hypopharynx. Appearances represent a Killian-Jamieson diverticulum - these are usually asymtomatic. No cause for symptoms.

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Case information

rID: 52142
Published: 23rd Mar 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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