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Rare Association of Killian-Jamieson Diverticulum and Peptic Stricture of the Esophagus: Is It Causal or Casual?

Siva Krishna Sirasapalli, Kuppusamy Senthamizhselvan, Pazhanivel Mohan

Keywords : Case report, Diverticulum, Endoscopy, Esophageal stricture

Citation Information : Sirasapalli SK, Senthamizhselvan K, Mohan P. Rare Association of Killian-Jamieson Diverticulum and Peptic Stricture of the Esophagus: Is It Causal or Casual?. Euroasian J Hepatogastroenterol 2023; 13 (1):32-35.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10018-1388

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 03-08-2023

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2023; The Author(s).


Killian-Jamieson diverticulum (KJD) is a rare esophageal diverticulum that arises from the anterolateral wall of the proximal cervical esophagus in the Killian-Jamieson space. Although rare presentations include dysphagia, globus sensation, or a suspected thyroid nodule, it is often asymptomatic. Treatment is indicated only in symptomatic cases. We report a 55-year-old female who had long-standing heartburn and presents now with dysphagia, weight loss, and anemia. Imaging and upper endoscopy revealed peptic stricture and an associated KJD. She underwent serial endoscopic dilatation of the peptic stricture and was symptomatically better afterwards. She is currently doing well on follow-up.

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