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18 August 2021: Articles

A 2-Year-Old Boy Who Developed an Aortoesophageal Fistula After Swallowing a Button Battery, Managed Using a Novel Procedure with Vascular Plug Device as a Bridge to Definitive Surgical Repair

Management of emergency care, Rare disease, Educational Purpose (only if useful for a systematic review or synthesis)

Khalid M. Alreheili B* , Mansour Almutairi E , Ali Alsaadi E , Ghosuia Ahmed F , Abdulrahman Ahejaili F , Taha AlKhatrawi B

DOI: 10.12659/AJCR.931013

Am J Case Rep 2021; 22:e931013

Figure 2. (A) Axial CT scan of the chest showing focal irregularity and bulging of the medial sidea orta with the fistula communication between the aorta and dilated esophagus (shown by the arrow). Also there is fistula between the esophagus and the right main bronchus. (B) Coronal view with contrast showing focal aortoesophageal fistula with contrast extravasation from the aorta into dilated esophagus. Also, there is contrast outlining the stomach wall reaching from the aortoesophageal fistula, indicating significant bleeding at time of presentation.

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American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923
American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923