Aortoesophageal Fistula in a Child With Undiagnosed Vascular Ring: Life-Threatening or Lethal?

Nicholas S. Clarke, Raghav Murthy, Jennifer Hernandez, Steve Megison, Kristine J. Guleserian

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Abstract

Exsanguinating hematemesis secondary to an aortoesophageal fistula from an impacted foreign body occurred in a patient with a vascular ring. This report describes successful resuscitation and repair in a 6-year-old boy who was transferred from an outside hospital in extremis with an aortoesophageal fistula from a foreign body in the presence of a vascular ring.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e325-e327
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume102
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2016

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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