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Title: Left subclavian arterioesophageal fistula induced by chicken bone with upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage and unexpected death: Report of a case
Authors: Vichan Peonim
Jilta Udnoon
Mahidol University
Keywords: Medicine
Issue Date: 1-Nov-2010
Citation: Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand. Vol.93, No.11 (2010), 1332-1335
Abstract: Left subclavian arterioesophageal fistula resulting from chicken bone ingestion is a rare occurrence. The authors report the death of a 42-year-old Thai female with mental retardation who presented to the hospital with severe hematemesis and arrested. Death occurred about 24 hours after laparotomy due to hypovolemic shock. Postmortem examination revealed a chicken bone embedded in middle part of esophagus with fistula between the esophagus and the left subclavian artery.
ISSN: 01252208
Appears in Collections:Scopus 2006-2010

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