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Hematemesis due to fistula between aorta and esophagus and later to fistula between left common carotid artery and esophagus. Case report

Hematemesis due to fistula between aorta and esophagus and later to fistula between left common carotid artery and esophagus. Case report

Acta Chirurgica Scandinavica 155(1): 67-69

A case of massive hematemesis due to an aortoesophageal fistula is presented. The diagnosis was made intraoperatively. The patient died 39 days postoperatively of an additional, previously unidentified fistula between the left common carotid artery and the esophagus. This fistula combination does not seem to have been reported previously.

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