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Zenker´s diverticulum in an old patient. MEDISAN [online]. 2010, vol.14, n.7, pp.1005-1009. ISSN 1029-3019.

The case report of an elderly with Zenker´s diverticulum and five-year-clinical course dysphagia which appeared intermittently is shown. With the passing of time, symptoms and signs of the disease worsen, thus he was assisted at ¨Dr Juan Bruno Zayas¨ General Clinical and Surgical Hospital from Santiago de Cuba, where he was surgically treated, with satisfactory results.

Keywords : elderly; Zenker´s diverticulum; dysphagia; surgery; secondary health care.

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