Killian-Jamieson Diverticula Presenting Synchronously with Thyroid Adenoma

  title={Killian-Jamieson Diverticula Presenting Synchronously with Thyroid Adenoma},
  author={Kenji Mimatsu and Takatsugu Oida and Hisao Kano and Atsushi Kawasaki and Nobutada Fukino and Kazutoshi Kida and Youichi Kuboi and Sadao Amano},
  booktitle={Case reports in gastroenterology},
Killian-Jamieson diverticulum is a rare hypopharyngeal diverticulum, less commonly encountered compared with Zenker's diverticulum. These hypopharyngeal diverticula that cause dysphagia often mimic a thyroid tumor incidentally detected on neck ultrasonography. However, to our knowledge, Killian-Jamieson diverticula complicated by a thyroid tumor have not been previously described. We experienced a rare case of bilateral Killian-Jamieson diverticula synchronously complicated by a thyroid adenoma… CONTINUE READING
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