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Ann Thorac Surg. 1996 Dec;62(6):1854-6.

Esophageal rupture in a patient with idiopathic eosinophilic esophagitis.

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Department of Thoracic Surgery, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, United Kingdom.

Abstract

Idiopathic eosinophilic esophagitis is an extremely rare condition with fewer than 20 cases described in the literature. We present a case presenting as an emergency with esophageal perforation that eventually required subtotal esophagectomy.

PMID:
8957408
DOI:
10.1016/s0003-4975(96)00553-x
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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