Epiphrenic diverticulum | definition of epiphrenic diverticulum by Medical dictionary
a diverticulum which originates just above the cardioesophageal junction and usually protrudes to the right side of the lower mediastinum.
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We report the case of a 59-year-old male patient with Parkinsonism diagnosed with a large, symptomatic epiphrenic diverticulum
and discuss the surgical treatment performed.
Abnormalities included altered peristalsis (20 patients), luminal narrowing (3), reflux alone (2), and a grapefruit-sized epiphrenic diverticulum