Non-Zenker Hypopharyngeal Diverticula
Zenker diverticula are the most common diverticula arising from the hypopharynx. Other diverticula are rare in this region and are not necessarily treated in the same way. While there has been a move toward more endoscopic methods of treating Zenker diverticula, this minimally invasive approach is not always possible in other hypopharyngeal diverticula such as Killian-Jamieson, Laimer, iatrogenic, and traction diverticula. This chapter will break down the subtle differences between the different hypopharyngeal and esophageal diverticula involving diagnosis, etiology, and treatment.
KeywordsHypopharyngeal diverticulum Killian-Jamieson Laimer Pulsion Zenker Traction Iatrogenic
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