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Ann Thorac Med. 2007 Apr;2(2):64-5. doi: 10.4103/1817-1737.32233.

Gastropleural fistula: rare entity with unusual etiology.

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Department C.T.V.S. and K. G. M. University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.


Gastropleural fistula is a rare condition. We report a case where fistula developed iatrogenically during repeated intercostal drainage tube insertions for empyema.


Fistula; gastric; pleura

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