Killian’s dehiscence

  • Killian’s dehiscence:
    • Also known as:
      • Killian’s triangle
      • Laimer triangle
      • Laimer-Killian triangle
      • Laimer-Haeckermann area
    • Is a triangular area in the wall of the pharynx:
      • Between the thyropharyngeal and cricopharyngeus muscle of the inferior constrictor of the pharynx:
        • It represents a potentially weak spot:
          • Where a pharyngoesophageal diverticulum (Zenker’s diverticulum) is more likely to occur

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