TITLE

Answer: An acute left-sided hydrothorax

PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Gut;May2007, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p698
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a response to the quiz which determines the cause of left-sided pleural effusion. According to the author, distal esophageal rupture has occurred resulting to a massive leakage of barium to the mediastinum and left pleural space. It has been noted that the patient was diagnosed with Boerhaave's syndrome complicated with secondary pleural effusion.
ACCESSION #
25298736

 

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