• 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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