Esophageal rupture in a patient with idiopathic eosinophilic esophagitis

Peter J. Riou, Andrew G. Nicholson, Ugo Pastorino

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Abstract

Idiopathic eosinophilic esophagitis is an extremely rare condition with fewer than 20 cases described in the literature. We present a case presenting as an emergency with esophageal perforation that eventually required subtotal esophagectomy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1854-1856
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume62
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery

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