Aortoesophageal Fistula Caused by Descending Aortic Pseudoaneurysm

Authors

  • Shagufta Mahmood Clinical Fellow ( NUH , Singapore), Consultant, Radiology and Imaging, Square Hospitals Ltd., Dhaka
  • M Motahar Hossain Consultant, Hepatology & Gastroenterology, Square Hospitals Ltd., Dhaka
  • M Akhter Hossain Consultant, Cardiac surgery, Square Hospitals Ltd., Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/jbcps.v35i1.32570

Keywords:

Aortoesophageal fistula, Aortic pseudo aneurysm

Abstract

A 60 year old man presented in Square Hospitals LTD with hypovolaemic shock,and massive haematemesis.His BP was non-recordable with soft , non-tender abdomen and Hb was 8g/dl with normal prothrombin time and partial thromboplastin time and normal platelets .By endoscopy and CT scans aortoesophageal fistula with aortic pseudoaneurysm was identified and immediate surgery was done with complete occlusion of the pseudoaneurysm ,which was confirmed by repeat CT scan.

J Bangladesh Coll Phys Surg 2017; 35(1): 34-35

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Author Biography

Shagufta Mahmood, Clinical Fellow ( NUH , Singapore), Consultant, Radiology and Imaging, Square Hospitals Ltd., Dhaka



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Published

2017-05-14

How to Cite

Mahmood, S., Hossain, M. M., & Hossain, M. A. (2017). Aortoesophageal Fistula Caused by Descending Aortic Pseudoaneurysm. Journal of Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons, 35(1), 34–35. https://doi.org/10.3329/jbcps.v35i1.32570

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Case Reports