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Spontaneous submucosal dissection of the esophagus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8012075     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 41-year-old woman was found to have had spontaneous submucosal dissection of the esophagus by esophagoscopy. Food ingestion was postulated to have been an initiating factor in this instance. Conservative therapy was sufficient in this case. Patients who complain of sore throat with retrosternal pain and an obstructed sensation on swallowing or mild hematemesis should be examined by esophagoscopy for evidence of this disorder.
T Shimada; K Kimura; K Higashi; K Maeda; S Obata; T Shido
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Internal medicine (Tokyo, Japan)     Volume:  32     ISSN:  0918-2918     ISO Abbreviation:  Intern. Med.     Publication Date:  1993 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-07-25     Completed Date:  1994-07-25     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9204241     Medline TA:  Intern Med     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  795-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Internal Medicine, Kumamoto National Hospital.
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MeSH Terms
Esophageal Diseases / diagnosis*,  etiology,  pathology
Hematoma / diagnosis
Mucous Membrane / pathology
Rupture, Spontaneous

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