Esophageal Diverticula Follow-up

Updated: Jun 18, 2014
  • Author: Jack Bragg, DO; Chief Editor: Julian Katz, MD  more...
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Follow-up

Complications

Complications may include recurrent aspiration pneumonia, which has been associated with large symptomatic esophageal diverticula and Zenker diverticula, and, rarely, carcinoma that develops within a diverticulum.

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Patient Education

For patient education resources, see Digestive Disorders Center as well as Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis.

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