Endoscopic image of Zenker’s diverticulum

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The picture is a depiction of Zenker’s diverticulum in a 70 year old gentleman during upper Endoscopy

It is a pouch that lies in front of the esophageal opening.

A small diverticulum is asymptomatic. While dysphagia is a common symptom that arises in a large zenkers

Treatment options include
1. Traditional neck surgery with diverticulectomy or
2. Endoscopic stapling or laser

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