epiphrenic diverticulum

ep·i·phren·ic di·ver·tic·u·lum

a diverticulum which originates just above the cardioesophageal junction and usually protrudes to the right side of the lower mediastinum.
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Abnormalities included altered peristalsis (20 patients), luminal narrowing (3), reflux alone (2), and a grapefruit-sized epiphrenic diverticulum (1).
Pulsion diverticula can be located in the hypopharynx (Zenker' s diverticulum) or in the lower third of the esophagus (epiphrenic diverticulum).