"Spontaneous" mediastinal pancreatic pseudocyst fistulization to the esophagus

Rodney J. Landreneau, Joel A. Johnson, Robert J. Keenan, William M. Thompson, Stephen Megison, Peter F. Ferson

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Transhiatal extension of pancreatic pseudocysts is an infrequent cause of symptomatic mass lesions in the posterior and middle mediastinum. Delayed recognition is common. An alcoholic patient with spontaneous fistulization between a mediastinal pseudocyst and distal esophagus is presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)208-210
Number of pages3
JournalThe Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1994


ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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Landreneau, R. J., Johnson, J. A., Keenan, R. J., Thompson, W. M., Megison, S., & Ferson, P. F. (1994). "Spontaneous" mediastinal pancreatic pseudocyst fistulization to the esophagus. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 57(1), 208-210. https://doi.org/10.1016/0003-4975(94)90398-0