Esophageal epiphrenic diverticulum associated with diffuse esophageal spasm

@inproceedings{Matsumoto2015EsophagealED,
  title={Esophageal epiphrenic diverticulum associated with diffuse esophageal spasm},
  author={Hideo Matsumoto and Hisako Kubota and Masaharu Higashida and Noriaki Manabe and Ken Haruma and Toshihiro Hirai},
  booktitle={International journal of surgery case reports},
  year={2015}
}
INTRODUCTION Esophageal diverticulum, a relatively rare condition, has been considered to be associated with motor abnormalities such as conditions that cause a lack of coordination between the distal esophagus and lower esophageal sphincter. PRESENTATION OF CASE We herein report a case of esophageal epiphrenic diverticulum associated with diffuse esophageal spasm. A 73-year-old woman presented with dysphagia and regurgitation. Imaging examinations revealed a right-sided esophageal… CONTINUE READING