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Intramural esophageal hematoma after cardioversion.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9280085     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Intramural esophageal hematoma is a very rare condition. We report a case of a 40-year-old male, presenting with retrosternal pain and dysphagia. On the day before admission tarry stool and minimal vomiting of old blood was noticed. Diagnostic procedures showed an intramural esophageal hematoma, which had developed 2 weeks and 3 days after cardioversion and anticoagulation therapy. Etiology, differential diagnosis, the diagnostic approach and a brief review of the literature are discussed.
Authors:
U Hess; B L Brücher; A Cavallaro; C Hannig; H J Stein; R Ott
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Diseases of the esophagus : official journal of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus / I.S.D.E     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1120-8694     ISO Abbreviation:  Dis. Esophagus     Publication Date:  1997 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-10-14     Completed Date:  1997-10-14     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8809160     Medline TA:  Dis Esophagus     Country:  SCOTLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  225-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Institut für Rontgendiagnostik, München, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Atrial Fibrillation / therapy
Diagnosis, Differential
Disease-Free Survival
Electric Countershock / adverse effects*
Esophageal Diseases / diagnosis,  etiology*,  therapy
Esophagoscopy
Hematoma / diagnosis,  etiology*,  therapy
Humans
Male

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