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Esophago-pleural fistula with pulmonary tuberculosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17462189     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A patient with clinical diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis and right sided hydropneumothorax found to have fistulous connection of pleura with oesophagus as evidenced by upper GI endoscopy and intrapleural instillation of radio-opaque dye. He was managed with intercostal chest tube drainage, antibiotics, antitubercular regimen and nasogastric tube feeding, resulting in eventless recovery subsequently.
Authors:
Ganeshwar Behera; Pravati Dutta; Rekha Manjhi; Sudarsan Pothal; Sumanta Samal; Rabindra Panda
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1022-386X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Coll Physicians Surg Pak     Publication Date:  2007 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-04-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9606447     Medline TA:  J Coll Physicians Surg Pak     Country:  Pakistan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  238-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pulmonary Medicine, V.S.S. Medical College, Burla, Sambalpur, Orissa, India.
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