Corn chip laceration of the esophagus and evaluation of suspected esophageal perforation

Harvey W Meislin, Marc Kobernick

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Abstract

Two patients presented to the emergency department within three months with a laceration of the esophagus due to corn chip ingestion. Both complained of odynophagia, and each was evaluated for suspected perforation with confirming esophagrams. Both patients were treated nonoperatively with full recovery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)455-457
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Emergency Medicine
Volume12
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - 1983

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Keywords

  • esophageal laceration
  • esophageal perforation

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  • Emergency Medicine

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Corn chip laceration of the esophagus and evaluation of suspected esophageal perforation. / Meislin, Harvey W; Kobernick, Marc.

In: Annals of Emergency Medicine, Vol. 12, No. 7, 1983, p. 455-457.

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