False esophageal diverticulum caused by impaction of a chicken boneA 55-year-old female presented with difficulty in swallowing 5 days after ingestion of a chicken bone; upper gastrointestinal endoscopy revealed a horizontally impacted chicken bone in the middle part of esophagus and the chicken bone was penetrating the opposing wall of the esophageal mucosa. After the successful endoscopic retrieval of the chicken bone, the false diverticulum caused by the chicken bone impaction was clearly visible on the opposing wall of the esophagus.
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