Case Report: Aortoesophageal Fistula Case Report and Review of the Literature

Abstract

Dubrueil (1) described the first case ofaortoesophageal fistula in 1818. Chiari (2) in 1914described the syndrome of aortoesophageal fistula as atriad of: midthoracic pain or dysphagia followed by a “herald” hemorrhage and fatalhematemesis. Carter et al (3), in an autopsy review of24 cases of aortoesophageal fistula, found that 80% hada sentinal hemorrhage… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/A:1018850728928

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