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A 75 Year Old With Dyspnea a Case Report.Observational Study

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Stanley Medical College Identifier:
First received: January 13, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: January 2007
History: No changes posted
Clinical Case report Of spontaneous esophageal perforation in a 75 year old man. He prsented with breathlessness and on investigation found to have esophageal perforation

Esophageal Perforation

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Observational Model: Natural History
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Retrospective

Further study details as provided by Stanley Medical College:

Estimated Enrollment: 1
Study Start Date: January 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: February 2007
Detailed Description:
Boerhaave's syndrome represents a diagnostic dilemma for the physician. Boerhaave's syndrome is an uncommon condition where there is oesophageal rupture following forceful vomiting. We report a case of spontaneous rupture of the esophagus in 75-year-old male with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease who was referred to our hospital with acute onset of breathlessness. The absence of vomiting prior to presentation is the distinguishing feature of this particular case.

Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • male with esophageal perforation man with COPD

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Iatrogenic perforation
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00422760

Sponsors and Collaborators
Stanley Medical College
Principal Investigator: Tiroporur G Balachandar, McH Stanley medicl college
  More Information Identifier: NCT00422760     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Boerhaave
Study First Received: January 13, 2007
Last Updated: January 13, 2007

Keywords provided by Stanley Medical College:
esophageal perforation

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Esophageal Perforation
Esophageal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
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