Benign esophagopulmonary fistula through an epiphrenic diverticulum and asymptomatic achalasia

Herbella, Fernando A. M.; del Grande, Jose C.
April 2010
Digestive Diseases & Sciences;Apr2010, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p1177
Academic Journal
journal article
The article presents a case study of a 56-year-old woman who was diagnosed with an epiphrenic esophageal diverticulum which was fistulized to the left brochial tree. It explains the nature of fistulas between digestive and respiratory tracts. The woman's achalasia was treated, and after a diverticulectomy and lung edge resection she was able to recover.


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