Intramural hematoma of the esophagus caused by minor head injury 6 hours previously

@article{Vries1991IntramuralHO,
  title={Intramural hematoma of the esophagus caused by minor head injury 6 hours previously},
  author={Ren{\'e} A. de Vries and Margriet M. E. Kremer-Schneider and Marten H. Otten},
  journal={Gastrointestinal Radiology},
  year={1991},
  volume={16},
  pages={283-285}
}
The diagnosis of extensive intramural hematoma of the esophagus due to a bicycle trauma was considerably delayed because symptoms did not develop until 6 h after the accident. This report underscores the importance of a barium meal and computed tomographic (CT) scan in cases of unexplained chest pain, even after minor trauma.