Fatal aorto-esophageal fistula in child: A case report


PEHLIVAN S., KARA D. O. , TURKKAN D., AKÇAN R., GOKMEN A., AKDUMAN B., ...More

JOURNAL OF FORENSIC AND LEGAL MEDICINE, vol.22, pp.112-114, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jflm.2013.12.020
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF FORENSIC AND LEGAL MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.112-114
  • Keywords: Fatal, Aorto-esophageal fistula, Foreign body, FOREIGN-BODY, MANAGEMENT, PERFORATION, ESOPHAGUS, DIAGNOSIS, IMPACTION, BODIES, TRACT
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Esophageal foreign body ingestion is especially frequent in childhood and may cause fatal complications in case of late diagnosis and delayed treatment. We present a case of 2-year old girl who was admitted to emergency department with massive bleeding. However, she died due to an unrecognized foreign body resulted an aorto-esophageal fistula.