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Brystsmerter udløst af øsofagusruptur

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Bastian Neesgaard1, Anne-Sophie Sejling1 & Lene Arguimbau Ostenfeld-Møller2 1) Kardiologisk, Nefrologisk og Endokrinologisk Afdeling, Nordsjællands Hospital, Hillerød 2) Kirurgisk Afdeling, Nordsjællands Hospital, Hillerød Ugeskr. Læger 2017;179:V03170238
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Ugeskr Læger 2017;179:V03170238
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Upper abdominal pain caused by oesophageal perforation
Boerhaave’s syndrome or spontaneous oesophageal perforation is associated with significant mortality de­pending on time of diagnosis and initiation of treatment. However, the diagnosis is often delayed, as the condition mimics more frequent causes of chest- and abdominal pain. This case report describes a patient with severe upper ab­dominal and back pain following ructus in an effort to loosen a piece of candy stuck in the oesophagus. The case demon­strates, that Boerhaave’s syndrome should always be con­sidered in patients presenting with acute chest- or upper abdominal pain.

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