Nonneoplastic disorders
Fistula (acquired)

Topic Completed: 1 November 2012

Revised: 9 September 2019

Copyright: 2003-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Fistula acquired esophagus[TIAB]

Elliot Weisenberg, M.D.
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Cite this page: Weisenberg E. Fistula (acquired). website. Accessed April 1st, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Aortoesophageal fistulas are usually due to thoracic aortic aneurysm, foreign body ingestion or esophageal malignancy
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Aortoesophageal fistula

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Aortic arch aneurysm that perforated in esophagus

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