Journal of Medical Cases, ISSN 1923-4155 print, 1923-4163 online, Open Access
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Volume 6, Number 12, December 2015, pages 576-579

A Patient With a Zenker’s Diverticulum Showing Symptoms Similar to Acute Coronary Syndrome


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Images of plain computed tomography (CT) of the neck and the chest on admission. (A) Plain axial image of the chest. An air particle containing slightly low-density contents was observed adjacent to left posterior wall of the hypopharynx (black arrow). (B) Coronary CT image of the chest also revealed unilocular air particle with a smooth margin and low-density internal contents (white arrow).
Figure 2.
Figure 2. Image of esophagography using water-soluble contrast on day 3. Esophagography revealed a diverticulum (white arrow) with a narrow neck and maximum diameter of about 1 cm, protruding from the left-posterior side of the cervical esophagus. The diverticulum located at the height of the sixth cervical vertebra.