oa Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia - Mediastinitis after oesophagoscopy : a case report : case report
|Article Title||Mediastinitis after oesophagoscopy : a case report : case report|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia|
|Author||A. Ghai, R. Wadhera, K. Kamal and V. Verma|
|Publication Date||Apr 2009|
|Pages||33 - 34|
A 50-year-old male presented with signs and symptoms of oesophageal perforation after a biopsy. Suggestive symptoms and signs were pain in the neck radiating to the back, a rise in temperature and pulse, emphysema in the neck and widening of the mediastinum or a pneumothorax revealed by a chest X-ray. He survived with medical management.
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