An esophageal diverticulum is an outpouching of one or more layers of the esophageal wall; this includes Zenker’s diverticula and epiphrenic diverticula.
Signs and symptoms include:
- Dysphagia (difficulty swallowing)
- Foul breath
- The sensation of food regurgitation
Endoscopic diverticulotomy and myotomy
Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM)