diverticulum

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Related to esophageal diverticulum: Zenker diverticulum
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a herniation through the muscular wall of a tubular organ (especially the colon)

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The finding of an air-fluid level can be used to differentiate an esophageal diverticulum from an apical lung hernia.
10) Other conditions that should be considered in the differential diagnosis are Zenker diverticulum, laryngocele, esophageal diverticulum, an artificial pouch, cricopharyngeal spasm, foreign body, neurologic disease, myopathies, and globus hystericus.