Acquired Esophageal Fistula

  • K. Geboes
  • P. Valembois
Part of the Handbuch der inneren Medizin book series (INNEREN, volume 3)


The vast majority of acquired abnormal esophageal communications are esophagorespiratory fistulas. 50 to 90% of them are due to intrathoracic malignant disease (Monserrat, 1941; Moersch and Tinnea, 1944; Coleman, 1957; J. Don and V. Dor, 1964; Sebastian et al., 1969).


Esophageal Cancer Foreign Body Fistulous Tract Bronchogenic Cyst Tracheoesophageal Fistula 
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