Anatomy of a swallowBMJ 2015; 351 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h3494 (Published 13 July 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h3494
- Stephen L Ball, specialty registrar and clinical research fellow in ear, nose, and throat surgery1,
- Puveendran Arullendran, consultant ear, nose, and throat surgeon2
- 1Institute of Cellular Medicine, Newcastle Medical School, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
- 2Department of ENT Surgery, City Hospitals Sunderland, Sunderland, UK
- Correspondence to: S L Ball
Name the imaging modality used and the condition shown in fig 1⇓.
The imaging modality used is a barium swallow investigation and it shows a pharyngeal pouch. An incidental note was made of fusion of the C5-C7 vertebrae.
The clinical presentation of a pharyngeal pouch …