A rare upper gastrointestinal system bleeding case: Aortoesophageal fistula

Talat AYYILDIZ, Ömer Fatih NAS, Çınar YILDIRIM, Enver DOLAR, Selim GUREL
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Abstract


Aortoesophageal fistula is a rare condition with fatal prognosis. It is one of the life-threatining causes of massive upper gastrointestinal bleeding. With this case report, we will discuss an instance of a fatal aortoesophageal fistula in a patient to whom was implanted a stent due to an aorta aneurysm. In endoscopic examination blood clot on the mouth of the fistula was visualized.

J. Exp. Clin. Med., 2014; 31:51-53

Keywords


Aortoesophageal fistula; bleeding; gastrointestinal system; stent

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