Esophageal and tracheal stents

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Craig Hacking


Chest pain and SOB.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Male

Esophageal and tracheobronchial stents. Longstanding bilateral hilar opacities and RML consolidation is stable when compared to the previous CXR from 6 months earlier. Superior mediastinal widening. Elevation of the left hemidiaphragm.

Case Discussion

This patient had a diagnosis of advanced non-operative esophageal malignancy, which had eroded anteriorly into the superior mediastinum through the trachea.

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