Post oesophagectomy leak

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

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worsening breathlessness 5 days following oesophagectomy.

Modality: X-ray

The air-fluid level in the right apex is suggestive of anastomotic leak.

Case Discussion

The anastomotic leak was confirmed on further imaging.

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Case Information

rID: 6437
Case created: 25th Jun 2009
Last edited: 6th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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