Epifrenisk øsofagusdivertikel med øsofagobronkial fistel og abscedering til lungeparenkymet

Translated title of the contribution: Epiphrenic oesophageal diverticulum with an oesophagobronchial fistula resulting in a lung abscess

Malene Børgager, Shadi Andos, Jesper Durup, Peter Bjørn Licht

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Epiphrenic oesophageal diverticula are rare and often asymptomatic. In this case report a 58-year-old woman was diagnosed with an epiphrenic oesophageal diverticulum, which developed an oesophagobronchial fistula leading to a pulmonary abscess in the right lower lobe, septicaemia and acute respiratory failure. The patient underwent right lower lobectomy and the diverticulum was stapled off the oesophagus. The post-operative course was uneventful. This complication is only rarely described previously.

Original languageDanish
JournalUgeskrift for Laeger
Issue number47
Pages (from-to)2-3
Publication statusPublished - 21. Nov 2016


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