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Esophageal foreign body perforation: report of an unusual case and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6741904     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This report describes a patient with a foreign body esophageal perforation in whom the usual clinical symptoms of respiratory distress and severe chest pain as well as obvious abnormalities on x-rays of the chest and esophagus were not present. The possible subtle nature of esophageal perforation is emphasized and the evaluation of such cases is reviewed.
G B Barber; M A Peppercorn; C Ehrlich; R Thurer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of gastroenterology     Volume:  79     ISSN:  0002-9270     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Gastroenterol.     Publication Date:  1984 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-08-07     Completed Date:  1984-08-07     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0421030     Medline TA:  Am J Gastroenterol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  509-11     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Esophageal Perforation / etiology*,  radiography
Esophagus* / radiography
Foreign Bodies / complications*,  radiography
Middle Aged

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