JOURNAL ARTICLE

[Intramural hematoma of the esophagus: a rare diagnosis]

P Bonnette, E Lansac, J Fritsch, A Scherrer
Revue des Maladies Respiratoires 1999, 16 (6): 1147-50
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We describe three cases of spontaneous intramural hematoma of the esophagus, a rare pathology. The combination of chest pain, dysphagia and hematemesis and often the existence of hemostasis disorders or fragility of the mucosa, or trauma of the esophagus, should evoke the diagnosis. Radiology (thoracic scan, barium swallowing) and esophagoscopy enable confirmation of the diagnosis, permitting conservative treatment and simple spontaneous course of this pathology.

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