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Operative management of pulmonary abscess due to spontaneous perforation of diffuse intramural esophageal pseudodiverticulosis.
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PMID:  21738294     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Diffuse intramural esophageal pseudodiverticulosis is a rare, benign esophageal condition of unclear cause, pathologically manifested by pseudodiverticula along a portion of the esophagus. It most commonly presents as dysphagia and is usually amenable to endoscopic dilation. It is most reliably diagnosed endoscopically or with a fluoroscopic swallow study. Surgical intervention is rarely indicated but can create a need for an extensive resection and reconstruction, as in the case presented here.
Authors:
Joseph Liechty; Richard Wood
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Proceedings (Baylor University. Medical Center)     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0899-8280     ISO Abbreviation:  Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent)     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-07-08     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2011-08-01    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9302033     Medline TA:  Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent)     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  216-9     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas.
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