Spontaneous esophageal-pleural fistula

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Sameer Vyas; Mahesh Prakash; Lileshwar Kaman; Nidhi Bhardwaj; Niranjan Khandelwal; (2011)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Lung India,volume 28,issue 4,pages300-302 (issn: 0970-2113, eissn: 0974-598X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/0970-2113.85696, pmc: PMC3213721
  • Subject: pleural fistula | Diseases of the respiratory system | esophagus perforation | Case Report | Esophageal injury | RC705-779

Spontaneous esophageal-pleural fistula (EPF) is a rare entity. We describe a case in a middle-aged female who presented with severe retrosternal chest pain and shortness of breadth. Chest computed tomography showed right EPF and hydropneumothorax. She was managed conser... View more
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