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Laimer's diverticulum

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    A pulsion diverticulum located below the cricopharyngeal muscle. It is much rarer than Zenker's diverticulum.


    • K. Kumoi, N. Ohtsuki, Y. Teramoto:
      Pharyngo-esophageal diverticulum arising from Laimer's triangle.
      European archives of oto-rhino-laryngology, May 2001, 258 (4): 184-187.
      "We report a case of a 54-year-old woman with a 3-year history of pharyngeal discomfort that was diagnosed as Laimer's diverticulum. To the best of our knowledge, this is only the third such reported case."

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