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Esophagus DIVERTICULES

- blindly ending process or protrusion of the organ.



LINKER DIVERTICULES

- localized along the back wall of the pharynx and esophagus.



Classification of diverticulums of the esophagus, diverticulitis (according to Yusbasic, 1961)

By localization:

1. Pharyngo-esophagic (Tsenker), 2. Bifurcation. 3. Epiphrenal.

The largest diverticulum:

Stage I - protrusion of the mucous membrane of the esophagus through weak areas of the muscle membrane,

Stage II - the formation of a diverticular sac extending downward and posteriorly between the esophagus and spine;

Stage III - an increase in the size of the diverticulum, as a result of which it descends into the mediastinum.



Diagnostic criteria

1) Sore throat, awkwardness when swallowing, belching, regurgitation; 2) tension of the muscles of the neck and head movement during meals, a sense of stopping food; 3) periodic pain behind the sternum, in the epigastric region, 4) dysphagia, 5) bad breath; 6) night cough; 7) emaciation; 8) subfebrile condition.



Diagnosis Examples

1.
Esophagus diverticulum (pharyngo-esophageal), stage I.

2. Diverticulum of the esophagus (bifurcation), stage II

3. Diverticulum of the esophagus (epiphrenal), stage III
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Esophagus DIVERTICULES

  1. Diverticulitis
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  2. Barrett's esophagus, adenocarcinoma of the esophagus
    There is no reliable data on the incidence of adenocarcinoma with Barrett's esophagus, but it is proved that the risk of the disease increases in this case by 20-40 times. Presumably, the mechanisms of carcinogenesis are similar to those in colon cancer - chronic damage to the epithelium and cell proliferation lead to genetic rearrangements and, ultimately, to the neoplastic process.
  3. INTESTINAL DIVERTICULES
    - blindly ending bag-shaped protrusions of a limited area of ​​any part of the intestine, communicating with its lumen. Classification of colon diverticulosis (adopted at the All-Union Symposium on the problem of colon diverticulosis, Saratov, 1979) 1. According to the clinical course: a) without clinical manifestations; b) with clinical manifestations (pain, impaired bowel function)
  4. MARSUPIALIZATION OF A SUBURETRAL DIVERTICULE BY SPENCE
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  5. Diverticulitis
    Diverticulitis, the result of inflammation of the pseudodiverculus, is noted in at least 10% of all cases of abdominal pain in elderly patients. Although diverticulitis is referred to as “left-sided appendicitis,” the pain it causes is not typical. Nausea, fever and constipation are common, but vomiting is completely uncharacteristic. Physical examination often reveals
  6. Diverticulitis
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  7. Diverticulum hemorrhage
    The two main causes of bleeding from the lower gastrointestinal tract are diverticulosis and angiodysplasia (Table 9-3). As with bleeding from the upper gastrointestinal tract, in 80% of cases, bleeding from the lower gastrointestinal tract stops on its own, but relapses are observed in 25% of cases. Usually bleeding from the lower parts
  8. REMOVAL OF A SUBURETRAL DIVERTICULE BY A DUAL CLOSING METHOD OF A DEFECT
    Suburethral diverticulums can be found in patients suffering from chronic or recurrent inflammation of the urinary tract. Diverticulums can be congenital or acquired as a result of an injury to the urethra. The purpose of the operation is to remove the diverticulum without narrowing the urethra. This operation can be performed with diverticula located in the middle and proximal third of the urethra. Diverticulums
  9. Esophageal stricture
    - narrowing of the esophagus associated with congenital or acquired factors Classification of cicatricial narrowing of the esophagus (G. L. Ratner, VI Belokonev, 1982) By etiology: burns with acids, alkalis, other burns By the time of obstruction: early (3-4 weeks), late (later than 1 month) According to the mechanism of development and clinical manifestations: A. Functional obstruction of the esophagus 1.
  10. Esophageal diseases
    1. What symptom is most often observed in diseases of the esophagus? Regurgitation. 2. What is the difference between regurgitation and reflux? Regurgitation is the passive, retrograde movement of swallowed food to the upper sphincter of the esophagus; as a rule, food does not have time to get into the stomach. Most often, regurgitation occurs as a result of a violation of the motility of the esophagus, esophageal obstruction, or asynchronous
  11. Esophagus (problems)
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  12. Esophagus research methods
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  13. ESOPHAGUS
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