Jeffrey H. Peters

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Esophageal perforation

Symptom or sign: The esophagus spans three distinct anatomic regions: neck, thorax, and abdomen. As such, symptoms of esophageal perforation vary, based on the location and severity of the perforation. Clinical symptoms and signs are not always specific and can be commonly mistaken for other much common conditions, such as myocardial infarction or peptic ulcer…

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