Traumatic Lesions of the Esophagus

  • J. Janssens
  • P. Valembois
Part of the Handbuch der inneren Medizin book series (INNEREN, volume 3)

Abstract

A great number of mechanical factors may cause esophageal lesions. They all have in common that they forcebly violate the integrity of the esophageal wall. In this section only those mechanical lesions of the esophagus which are due to external traumata will be discussed.

Keywords

Perforation Mediastinitis Hemopneumothorax 

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  • P. Valembois

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