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Rare disease
Unusual simultaneous multifocal rupture of oesophagus, stomach and diaphragm after blunt trauma
  1. Wojciech Marks1,
  2. Zbigniew Witkowski1,
  3. Jerzy Lasek1,
  4. Włodzimierz Deja1,
  5. Mariusz Stasiak1,
  6. Krzysztof Kurowski2,
  7. Adam Zapaśnik3,
  8. Katarzyna Golabek-Dropiewska1
  1. 1
    Medical University of Gdañsk, Department of Trauma Surgery, Dêbinki Street 7, Gdañsk, 80-211, Poland
  2. 2
    Medical University of Gdañsk, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Dêbinki Street 7, Gdañsk, 80-211, Poland
  3. 3
    Medical University of Gdañsk, Department of Radiology, Dêbinki Street 7, Gdañsk, 80-211, Poland
  1. Correspondence to Katarzyna Golabek-Dropiewska, ottoll{at}o2.pl

Summary

An unusual case of simultaneous multifocal rupture of the oesophagus, stomach and diaphragm after blunt trauma is described. The characteristic computed tomography scans (with intraluminal contrast application) of the ruptured oesophagus are shown, and successful management is presented.

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  • Competing interests: None.

  • Patient consent: Patient/guardian consent was obtained for publication.

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