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Do doctors see a lot of patients with zenker diverticulum?
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Not often
In anatomy, zenker's diverticulum, also pharyngoesophageal diverticulum, also pharyngeal pouch, is a diverticulum of the mucosa of the pharynx, just above the cricopharyngeal muscle (i.
e. Above the upper sphincter of the esophagus). It is a false diverticulum (not involving all layers of the esophageal wall).

In brief: Not often
In anatomy, zenker's diverticulum, also pharyngoesophageal diverticulum, also pharyngeal pouch, is a diverticulum of the mucosa of the pharynx, just above the cricopharyngeal muscle (i.
e. Above the upper sphincter of the esophagus). It is a false diverticulum (not involving all layers of the esophageal wall).
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Loki Skylizard
Surgery - Thoracic
In brief: When they are found
Surgeons see patients with zenker's diverticulum when they are discovered and referred.
A well trained surgeon esophageal surgeon can, in proper candidates, surgically treat using minimally invasive technique through the mouth.

In brief: When they are found
Surgeons see patients with zenker's diverticulum when they are discovered and referred.
A well trained surgeon esophageal surgeon can, in proper candidates, surgically treat using minimally invasive technique through the mouth.
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