A case of spontaneous esophageal rupture treated with conservative therapy.


A 51 year-old male was admitted because of abrupt hematemesis and loss of consciousness. Emergency endoscopy depicted a giant esophageal ulcer on the left side extending from the middle intrathoracic region to the lower intrathoracic region. Esophagography, performed on the second day of admission, revealed a huge cavity (10 cm x 7 cm) filled with contrast… (More)


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