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CASE REPORT
Year : 2007  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 64-65

Gastropleural fistula: Rare entity with unusual etiology


1 Department C.T.V.S, K. G. M. University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 Department of Anaesthesia, K. G. M. University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Anshuman Darbari
C.T.V.S. Department, K.G.M. University, Chowk, Lucknow - 226 003, Uttar Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1817-1737.32233

PMID: 19727349

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Gastropleural fistula is a rare condition. We report a case where fistula developed iatrogenically during repeated intercostal drainage tube insertions for empyema.


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