A case of spontaneous rupture of the oesophagus is presented. Questions of aetiopathogenesis and diagnosis are discussed in the light of the literature. Conservative management can occasionally be employed for cervical lesions, whereas immediate surgery offers the only hope of success in distal forms.
|Translated title of the contribution||Spontaneous rupture of the oesophagus. Overview of the literature and presentation of one case|
|Number of pages||10|
|Publication status||Published - 1978|
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