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July 1983

Esophagopericardial Fistula in a Scleroderma Patient With Peptic Esophagitis

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Radiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.

Arch Intern Med. 1983;143(7):1486-1487. doi:10.1001/archinte.1983.00350070214038

• Esophageal perforation from peptic ulceration is rare. A patient with scleroderma who had an esophagopericardial fistula caused by peptic esophagitis is described. The fistula mimicked an acute myocardial infarction.

(Arch Intern Med 1983;143:1486-1487)

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