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A Case of Descending Necrotizing MediastinitisPenetrating to the Esophagus.

Inaba Y, Tokano H, Ohtsu A, Kitamura K - J Rural Med (2010)

Bottom Line: Here, we present the case of a 78-year-old man with a deep neck infection that caused descending necrotizing mediastinitis that extended from the pharynx to the stomach and was accompanied by two large esophageal fistulas and multiple gastric ulcers.We believe that the series of lesions were the signs of a hidden carcinoma.

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Affiliation: Department of Otolaryngology, Toride Kyodo General Hospital, Japan.

ABSTRACT
Here, we present the case of a 78-year-old man with a deep neck infection that caused descending necrotizing mediastinitis that extended from the pharynx to the stomach and was accompanied by two large esophageal fistulas and multiple gastric ulcers. We believe that the series of lesions were the signs of a hidden carcinoma.

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Pathology of the gastric mucosa on day 28. There were no malignant cells in thegastric mucosa and the gastric ulcers were diagnosed as being at the H2 stage.
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fig_004: Pathology of the gastric mucosa on day 28. There were no malignant cells in thegastric mucosa and the gastric ulcers were diagnosed as being at the H2 stage.

Mentions: Gastric findings on day 9. Three ulcers located on posterior wall of body andanterior and posterior walls of the greater curvature of the stomach showed nopetechial hemorrhage and no erosion circumferentially.


A Case of Descending Necrotizing MediastinitisPenetrating to the Esophagus.

Inaba Y, Tokano H, Ohtsu A, Kitamura K - J Rural Med (2010)

Pathology of the gastric mucosa on day 28. There were no malignant cells in thegastric mucosa and the gastric ulcers were diagnosed as being at the H2 stage.
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Related In: Results  -  Collection

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fig_004: Pathology of the gastric mucosa on day 28. There were no malignant cells in thegastric mucosa and the gastric ulcers were diagnosed as being at the H2 stage.
Mentions: Gastric findings on day 9. Three ulcers located on posterior wall of body andanterior and posterior walls of the greater curvature of the stomach showed nopetechial hemorrhage and no erosion circumferentially.

Bottom Line: Here, we present the case of a 78-year-old man with a deep neck infection that caused descending necrotizing mediastinitis that extended from the pharynx to the stomach and was accompanied by two large esophageal fistulas and multiple gastric ulcers.We believe that the series of lesions were the signs of a hidden carcinoma.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Otolaryngology, Toride Kyodo General Hospital, Japan.

ABSTRACT
Here, we present the case of a 78-year-old man with a deep neck infection that caused descending necrotizing mediastinitis that extended from the pharynx to the stomach and was accompanied by two large esophageal fistulas and multiple gastric ulcers. We believe that the series of lesions were the signs of a hidden carcinoma.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus