Spontaneous Aortoesophageal Fistula in an Acute Type B Aortic Dissection and a Right-Sided Arch

Cecillia Lui, Jane Long, James Hamilton Black, Kenton J Zehr

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Abstract

Primary aortoesophageal fistula (AEF) in the absence of prosthetic graft replacement or aortic endovascular therapy can develop as a rare but life-threatening complication of acute aortic dissection. This case demonstrates that primary AEF should be maintained on the clinical differential of a patient presenting with massive gastrointestinal bleed in the context of an aortic dissection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalAnnals of Vascular Surgery
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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