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Right-sided diaphragmatic hernia complicated with broncho-pleuro-colonic fistula presenting as fecoptysis.
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PMID:  22689666     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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A 37-year-old woman presented with a chief complaint of fecoptysis since 1 month. She belongs to low socio-economic status. There was no history of pulmonary tuberculosis or trauma.With the help of radiological findings, the authors were able to establish this rare diagnosis 'right-sided diaphragmatic hernia complicated with broncho-pleuro-colonic fistula presenting as fecoptysis'. Diaphragmatic hernia is a common finding in day to day practice. Fistula between bowel loops and other viscera are also common entity, but fistula between pulmonary air-way passage and colon is a rare finding. Right-sided broncho-pleuro-colonic fistula is an extremely rare entity among these conditions.
Authors:
Manoj Kumar; Abhijit Chandra; Santosh Kumar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-07-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  BMJ case reports     Volume:  2011     ISSN:  1757-790X     ISO Abbreviation:  BMJ Case Rep     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-06-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526291     Medline TA:  BMJ Case Rep     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiodiagnosis, Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow, India.
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