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Boerhaave syndrome

Boerhaave's Syndrome: Presenting with Chest Pain

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.377
Pages: 
391–2

 

The Editor,

Sir,

Boerhaave syndrome or spontaneous oesophageal rupture is a rare, potentially fatal condition. Patients usually present with pain, dyspnoea, and signs of shock after forced vomiting. 

Revised: 
12 Mar, 2015
Accepted: 
16 Mar, 2015
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e-Published: 11 May, 2015
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