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Zenker's diverticulum

  • Pharyngeal pouch
  • F A Zenker (1825-1898). German physician and pathologist who described trichinosis in 1860 and wrote the first description of fat embolism in man in 1862.  He described Charcot-Leyden crystals in asthma in 1851. He became a Professor of Pathology in his native city of Dresden.

 

 
 

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