Esophagus
Nonneoplastic disorders
Fistula (acquired)


Topic Completed: 1 November 2012

Revised: 15 February 2019

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PubMed Search: Fistula acquired esophagus[TIAB]


Elliot Weisenberg, M.D.
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Cite this page: Weisenberg E. Fistula (acquired). PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/esophagusfistulaacquired.html. Accessed July 18th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Aortoesophageal fistulas are usually due to thoracic aortic aneurysm, foreign body ingestion or esophageal malignancy
Case reports
Clinical images

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Aortoesophageal fistula

Gross images

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Aortic arch aneurysm that perforated in esophagus

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