Spontaneous intramural haematoma of the oesophagus: radiologic recognition.

@article{Clark1996SpontaneousIH,
  title={Spontaneous intramural haematoma of the oesophagus: radiologic recognition.},
  author={Wayne Clark and Ian Cook},
  journal={Australasian radiology},
  year={1996},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={269-72}
}
Spontaneous intramural haematoma of the oesophagus (SIHO) is an uncommon disorder. It presents usually with acute chest pain followed by dysphagia. This condition may mimic spontaneous rupture of the oesophagus (Boerhaave Syndrome), dissection of the thoracic aorta or acute myocardial infarction. Hence early accurate confirmation of the diagnosis by radiology is vital for the appropriate acute management. The condition is frequently mistaken for acute myocardial infarction which may prompt… CONTINUE READING

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