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Year : 1994  |  Volume : 40  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 83-4

Acquired tracheo-oesophageal fistula.


Dept of Medicine, KEM Hospital, Parel, Bombay.

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C P Shah
Dept of Medicine, KEM Hospital, Parel, Bombay.

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Acquired tracheo-oesophageal fistula is rare. The most common causes are tuberculosis and malignancy. Here we report a patient who had come with dysphagia and aspiration pneumonia with paratracheal lymphnodes on X-ray chest and was diagnosed to have a tracheo-bronchial fistula on barium studies. Transtumoral intubation by pull-through method was carried out.






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