Esophagus
Nonneoplastic disorders
Fistula (acquired)

Author: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 15 January 2018, last major update November 2012

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PubMed Search: Fistula acquired esophagus[TIAB]

Cite this page: Weisenberg, E. Fistula (acquired). PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/esophagusfistulaacquired.html. Accessed November 15th, 2018.
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