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Black necrotic oesophagus following the use of biodegradable stent for benign oesophageal stricture.

Tse A, Basu S, Ali H, Hamouda A - J Surg Case Rep (2015)

Bottom Line: A 58-year-old male presented as an acute emergency in severe haemodynamic shock.Investigations confirmed an oesophageal perforation.This was followed a month later, by successful reconstruction using a gastric conduit.

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Affiliation: Department of General Surgery, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust, Kent, UK antonia.tse@gmail.com.

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CT chest showing mediastinitis, bilateral pleural effusions and free air around the distal oesophagus.
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RJV072F1: CT chest showing mediastinitis, bilateral pleural effusions and free air around the distal oesophagus.

Mentions: On admission, he had a Glasgow Coma Scale of 3 requiring aggressive resuscitation in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Contrast computed tomography (CT) chest showed mediastinitis, bilateral pleural effusions and free air around the distal posterior oesophagus (Fig. 1). A gastrograffin swallow confirmed an oesophageal perforation. He was transferred to the local specialist Upper Gastro-Intestinal Unit for further management.Figure 1:


Black necrotic oesophagus following the use of biodegradable stent for benign oesophageal stricture.

Tse A, Basu S, Ali H, Hamouda A - J Surg Case Rep (2015)

CT chest showing mediastinitis, bilateral pleural effusions and free air around the distal oesophagus.
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RJV072F1: CT chest showing mediastinitis, bilateral pleural effusions and free air around the distal oesophagus.
Mentions: On admission, he had a Glasgow Coma Scale of 3 requiring aggressive resuscitation in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Contrast computed tomography (CT) chest showed mediastinitis, bilateral pleural effusions and free air around the distal posterior oesophagus (Fig. 1). A gastrograffin swallow confirmed an oesophageal perforation. He was transferred to the local specialist Upper Gastro-Intestinal Unit for further management.Figure 1:

Bottom Line: A 58-year-old male presented as an acute emergency in severe haemodynamic shock.Investigations confirmed an oesophageal perforation.This was followed a month later, by successful reconstruction using a gastric conduit.

View Article: PubMed Central - HTML - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of General Surgery, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust, Kent, UK antonia.tse@gmail.com.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus