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  • Zenker Diverticulum

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    Zenker Diverticulum

    Zenker diverticula are posterior outpouchings of mucosa and submucosa through the cricopharyngeal muscle. In this image, the diverticulum is on the left, next to the triangular opening of the trachea formed by the vocal cords.

    Image provided by David M. Martin, MD.