Current Thoracic Surgery 2023 , Vol 8 , Issue 2
Esophageal perforation, aortic pseudoaneurysm and aorto-oesophageal fistula caused by ingestion of a chicken bone
Cihan Ozgur1,Yekta Altemur Karamustafaoglu2,Nermin Tuncbilek3
1Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Namik Kemal University, Tekirdağ, Turkey
2Department of Thoracic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey
3Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey
DOI : 10.26663/cts.2023.0018 Viewed : 833 - Downloaded : 215 Esophageal foreign bodies are an emergency entity. Rarely, it can cause fatal complications such as aorto-oesophageal fistula. In this study, the authors present a case of esophageal perforation, aortic pseudoaneurysm, and aorto-oesophageal fistula in an adult male patient after chicken bone ingestion, resulting in a poor outcome. An urgent and multidisciplinary approach is very critical in the diagnosis, treatment, and clinical management of aorto-oesophageal fistula. Keywords : aorto-oesophageal fistula, aortic pseudoaneurysm, chicken bone, esophageal perforation, foreign body