Oesophagopleural fistula: a cause of hydropneumothorax

Agnihotri, M.S. and Joshi, A.K. (1987) Oesophagopleural fistula: a cause of hydropneumothorax. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 34 (3). pp. 158-159.

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Abstract

The case of an oesophagopleural fistula presenting as hydropneumothorax is reported. Fistula was suspected by appearance of food particles in pleural fluid and the diagnosis was established by barium swallow and endoscopy.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Oesophagopleural Fistula, Esophageal Fistula, Hydropneumothorax, Food Particles, Pleural Fluid, Barium Swallow, Endoscopy, Case Study
Subjects:Digestive System Diseases > Digestive System Fistula > Esophageal Fistula
Surgical Procedures, Operative > Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive > Endoscopy
Surgical Procedures, Operative > Biopsy
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Pleural Diseases > Hydropneumothorax
Inorganic Chemicals > Barium Compounds > Barium Sulfate
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Pleural Diseases
ID Code:3110
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:15 October 2008

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