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Large gastric diverticulum
La Tunisie medicale
Gastric diverticula are infrequent anatomic abnormalities that are usually asymptomatic. We report a case of large gastric diverticulum and discuss diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. A 63-year-old man was admitted with vague epigastric discomfort. Physical examination and laboratory investigations were normal. Endoscopy revealed an erosive gastropathy and a pouch arising from the posterior aspect of the greater curve, 8 cm from the hiatus. Barium meal confirmed the presence of a 5 cmpmid:20890829 fatcat:k6bpp62b5ffzzdvjqz5ulzlvwq