Spontaneous rupture of distal oesophagus (Boerhaave's syndrome) with unusual clinical presentation of pneumoperitoneum

M. Witz, R. Jedeikin, M. Zager, B. Shpitz, A. Elyashiv, A. Dinbar

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Abstract

We present a case of spontaneous rupture of the distal oesophagus that was accompanied by a pneumoperitoneum and was successfully treated surgically.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)60-61
Number of pages2
JournalPostgraduate Medical Journal
Volume60
Issue number699
DOIs
StatePublished - 1984

Keywords

  • Cholelithiasis
  • Empyema
  • Oesophagus
  • Pneumoperitoneum

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